Friday, February 24, 2012

[Pleiades] Wait




Whispering horizon
wears a speck of amber
while a silent autumn
waits in denial to
watch spirited colors
waddle across the moor
welcoming giggling spring.


Poetry Form: Pleiades - This titled form was invented in 1999 by Craig Tigerman, Sol Magazine's Lead Editor. Only one word is allowed in the title followed by a single seven-line stanza. The first word in each line begins with the same letter as the title. Hortensia Anderson, a popular haiku and tanka poet, added her own requirement of restricting the line length to six syllables. 






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16 comments:

  1. Geesh I thought as I read it, the experience alone was awesome...

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  2. intriguing poetry form. must try this soon! thanks for sharing.

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  3. Thoroughly playful words, illustrating the change in colours over the season changes :)

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  4. Fabulous poem Raj, fresh as dawn and beautiful.

    thanks for teaching another poetry form.

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  5. seems to be a difficult style...but u did justice to it :)

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  6. Thanks for sharing this new format. Very interesting. And the poetry is awesome.

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  7. Hi Rajlakshmi,

    I quite like your poem. I write a lot about the seasons, as the year goes by, and I am impressed by how you pack so much into this terse form. The idea of autumn waiting in denial as spring begins is very rich in possibility and imagination.

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  8. Interesting! Learned about a new form of poetry today :)

    Very well written


    GBU
    Arti

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  9. whatever happened to the comment i have posted on this poem before?

    how i utterly hate it!

    just loved the poem and thanked you for teaching me another form of poetry,

    the tranquil atmosphere created by this poem is very peaceful.

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  10. thanks a lot everyone :D

    @Sharmista - hey girl not able to update this blog for long :) thanks for asking :D

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