Tag Archive: poem

Language : A river of words

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    Language:  A river of words flowing from mouth to mind, a verbal sculpture. . Language tortures:  The never-ending drip… drip… dripping of acidity. “What’s wrong with you?  You’re making no sense!”… Continue reading

Inner battles

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  War. Who isn’t waging it inside? Name one person without an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other. War begins from the time we’re told, “NO!” We struggle with… Continue reading

Ruins

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The library of Alexandria burns. We surf for information Starved of knowledge.   Atlantis sweeps away ruins of history. Reimagined priests worship Brahman’s sacrifice.   Ten thousand years, Sahara’s secrets waited. We bury… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes Décima & Haiku poetry challenge :

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DÉCIMA: 10 lines of poetry that rhyme. 8 syllables per line.   SET RHYMING PATTERN: ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. THE CHALLENGE WORD:  (CONTRAST) in the A rhyme line. HAIKU:  3 lines.  5 syllables in the… Continue reading

Reflections of life

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Life will become what it is, my time a flash of tiny light dancing in a celestial stream. . Why fear death when the prison of body falls away? We soar above the… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes poetry challenges: Décima : Gift. Haiku : Foolish.

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THE QUICK DESCRIPTION OF HOW TO WRITE A DÉCIMA: There are 10 lines of poetry that rhyme. 8 syllables per line. There is a SET RHYMING PATTERN we must stick to. ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. Décima … Continue reading

Ronovan Writes Poetry Challenge : Decima & Haiku

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Décima  (8 syllables, 10 lines, rhyme pattern: abbaaccddc) Today’s Décima challenge is the word BLIND.  This word must be one of the C line words. Then the other C line(s) word(s) must rhyme with BLIND. Haiku   (5 – 7 –… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes poetry challenge : Decima

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Ronovan has a new challenge today, so I’m trying it out for size. The Traditional Décima Poem: Décima poetry is a 10 line stanza with 8 syllables per line. The rhyming pattern is abbaaccddc. Using… Continue reading

Yet another non-profound saying

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  Seek what you cannot perceive, strive to learn what you cannot know. For the spark of knowledge to ignite, curiosity must grow. — Joelle LeGendre

Ballade

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I reach for a thought that melts away …snow falling outside a sliding glass door …children playing in white too bright for my mind.  Only shadows remain. She looks into my camera, her… Continue reading