Seguidilla: Leave

Go the way of scattered leaves   drifting on and on    Caught in the blinking eye     flitters, shudders, gone. If one ever deceives the answer is what holds strong true love never leaves Seguidilla started off as a song before eventually settling on an established poetic form. Specifically, seguidilla began as a dance … Continue reading Seguidilla: Leave

In the Stars

Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhileFranklin P. Jones Senryu: Timeless Love the planets aligndistant stars sparkle their consentour love is timeless I'm flying to MarsFor our species to continueBut my true motive is...so I don't have to share a planet with you The starsAre worth nothingIf not … Continue reading In the Stars

Haiku: Early Morning Light

darkened   ellipses released my shuttered eyes crack  early morning light Haiku (俳句) is a type of short form poetry originally from Japan. Traditional Japanese haiku consist of three phrases that contain a kireji, or "cutting word", 17 sound syllables, in a 5, 7, 5 pattern, and a kigo, or seasonal reference. Weekly Theme: Japanese … Continue reading Haiku: Early Morning Light

Crossword Love

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