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May Day 13

the gloaming

cool
dusk slips
into night
it is quiet
but for the leaves whispering in the breeze

~kat


Poetry form for the month of May: Tetractys/5 lines/syllable count 1-2-3-4-10.


May Day 12

magnolia

soon
she will
be blooming,
magnolia,
petals bursting in brief, fragrant splendor

~kat


Poetry form for the month of May: Tetractys/5 lines/syllable count 1-2-3-4-10.


May Day 5

the rain

how
freely
each droplet
surrenders…would
that I could lose myself so completely

~kat


Poetry form for the month of May: Tetractys/5 lines/syllable count 1-2-3-4-10


March Pi-Archimedes #23

bright dawn

it is so
good
to see blue skies
sunshine
to hear the birds singing
save clouds, the tempest’s fury, for a rainy day

~kat


The Pi-Archimedes verse is:
○ a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines.
○ measured by the number of words in each line 3-1-4-1-5-9 to match the numerical sequence of the first six digits of Pi.
○ unrhymed.
Pi=3.14159…


Vernal Equinox – Tanka Tuesday

vernal equinox

primordial ooze
swells with new life, emerging
seed to root to shoot
to bloom, serenaded by
bird trills and honey bee hums

~kat

A Tanka for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge – Synonyms Only, Prompt words: Spring – emerge, ooze, swell, vernal equinox, root and Sing – trill, serenade, hum.


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