brown around the edge
brown around the edge
now, a toast
to words unspoken!
be a part
of their new DNA
as they rest in peace.
this new day
as morning dew perch
blades of grass
reflecting colors of dawn –
I embrace the day
The Shadorma consists of a six-line stanza (or sestet). Each stanza is written as 3-5-3-3-7-5 for a total of 26 syllables with no set rhyme scheme. When writing a Shadorma, I would concentrate on a specific subject. Shadorma need a title.
For Tanka Tuesday with Colleen where we are using the specific form- Shadorma. To read or participate go here
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It must have been very interesting getting it up there!
I did not start out thinking I’d like, too, to plant the sweet alyssum that smells like honey and peace.
But now, as we gather to honor and remember I can see how it would have added to the heady, live perfume of the garden and to the much appreciated diversion.
It was all still so raw, still so new. The whips of conversations –
“…What the hell was he doing on a motorcycle at his age?…” “…He was living his life…”. “…I still can’t believe he’s gone…”, “…you know how he is, was…”
blending with talks about the scents that filled our senses as we fiddled with the blooms. Taking turns with the butterflies, and bees.
This felt surreal.
As it turned out, this gathering in this place of sweet diversions did bring with it a certain peace. For this, I was grateful.
For dVerse where the prompt is to use
“I’d like, too, to plant the sweet alyssum that smells like honey and peace.”
from the Katherine Riegel poem, “What I would like to grow in my Garden.”
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Pat R 12/20/17 Weekly Photo Challenge: The most meaningful photo I’ve taken this year…Liberty
From 2017, someone just clicked on this which brought it back into play.