on moments, once sublime
flickering across purple twilight,
Stale promises piled ‘neath a melancholic night.
faceless voices rejoicing an eclipsed moon’s plight
in solitude, a distant dawn drowns
life drapes an old hag’s gown,
when time frowns.
Poetry Form- The Trois-par-Huit was created by Lorraine M. Kanter.
Trois-par-Huit (Three-by-Eight or Octa-Tri for short), a poem containing three stanzas of 3, 3 and 2 lines OR 3, 2 and 3 lines: 8 lines total with a syllable count of 3, 6, 9, 12, 12, 9, 6, 3. The rhyming pattern is AAB BBC CC where the last line is the title of the poem and summarizes the meaning of the poem. *Note: These poems are to appear center aligned.
Submitting for Thursday Poet's Rally week 60