The Chosen Form is Cyclus

The Cyclus is:
○ a 12-line poem.
○ syllabic, syllables per line 2-4-6-6-4-2-2-4-6-6-4-2
○ unrhymed.

flash of
sudden brilliance
quick insight in darkness
-a momentary strike
from troubled skies

-offers a choice
between velvet darkness
or illuminated
pathways tearing
dark wombs

Written for Tanka Tuesday Weekly Prompt – Theme – Nature of Lightning


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