Soul Thirst

fingers strumming an instrument

wield power of a sacrament



words jumping out of keyboards

influence mindsets of hordes



colors bleed on blank canvasses

in shapes that speak to masses

soul flowers


flavour, fragrance, taste at the core

whets all appetites for more

food for soul


art works to create new belief

soothe souls and provide relief

soul renews


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Compound Word Verse

The Compound Word Verse is a poetry form invented by Margaret R. Smith that consists of five 3-line stanzas, for a total of 15 lines. The last line of each stanza ends in a compound word and these compound words share a common stem word which is taken from the title. (In the example below the stem word is “snow” from the title “The Unexpected Snow”; the compound words related to the title are snowflakes, snowdrifts, snowstorms, etc.)

The Compound Word Verse has a set rhyme scheme and meter as follows:

Rhyme Scheme: a,a,b
Meter: 8, 8, 3


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