Lightning

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 ofsudden brilliancequick insight in darkness-a momentary strikefrom troubled skies-changesviewpoints-offers a choicebetween velvet darknessor illuminatedpathways tearingdark wombs Written for Tanka Tuesday Weekly Prompt - Theme - Nature of Lightning

September

September is a seasonal transition - moving from monsoon to winter. There’s a sense of anticipation in the air, as the sky changes color from dark gray to brighter hues. Festivities and weddings start from October. It’s a busy period out there for traders, manufacturers and those in the hospitality business. Women get busy planning … Continue reading September

Cantar

The Cantar in verse is an octosyllabic quatrain that assonates and is usually limited to one strophe. ideas - sieved and distilledglossed for acceptabilitycarefully planned preservationskillfully carved posterity Written for Tanka Tuesday Weekly Prompt Image credit: Britta Benson