the world is blooming life bursting from the deep buds to leaves while we sleep dreaming in green
For Tanka Tuesday...catching up this weekend! A short one-stanza Abhanga.
The Abhanga is: * stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains (4 line stanzas). * syllabic, 6/6/6/4 syllables each * rhymed L2 and L3 rhyme. Often internal rhyme is employed. End rhyme scheme x a a x , x being unrhymed.
it shouldn’t surprise us how nonchalantly death steals away our breath in just a blink without considering that we have things to do life to live, we’re not through no death don’t care the cruel fact of it is when it’s your time to go you can bet death will show ready or not immortality’s not for mere mortals like us just accept it, don’t fuss enjoy the ride
For Tanka Tuesday’s Theme Prompt this week: “Immortality”, the Abhanga, which is: · stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains (4 line stanzas). · syllabic, 6/6/6/4 syllables each · rhymed L2 and L3 rhyme. Often internal rhyme is employed. End rhyme scheme x a a x , x being unrhymed.
coursing through my veins, directing my existence, lifeblood, DNA containing the legacy of my ancestors heroes, scoundrels, paupers, royalty, saints, average folk, their footprints in the dust long disbursed to the wind and me here, now, my simple life carrying us on anonymously
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