thơ bốn chữ: Life & Light

Life I have not livedA year now goneLiving a normal lifeTime spent in dreams Light I absorb the lightI expel a shadowI slow at nightI want to glow The elements of the thơ bốn chữ (Four Word Verse) are:Stanzaic, written in couplets, each line has 4 words.Rhymed or unrhymed, with tonal inflection. Weekly Theme:Vietnamese Poetry … Continue reading thơ bốn chữ: Life & Light

Anistubh: The Sun in a Dark Universe

Light feigns to banish the darknessAware darkness lives within lightThe sun in a dark universeHarmony in their existence Anistubh: (Sun God, originating from the veins of Prajāpati) The first of the Vedic chandas or meters in a stanzaic form of epic meter. The verse is often a chanted mantra. The elements of the Anistubh are: … Continue reading Anistubh: The Sun in a Dark Universe

An Incision in Black

   An incision in blackThe vast canopy  of the night sky    rupturesA faint glintilluminatesThe slither pierces as if by scalpelbeaming down upon an  operating tableThrough dim anesthesiabalance tottersThe waivering channel lurestoward a final light  leading onward "It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."-Aristotle Weekly Theme:Quote Prompts

Caught

Caughtonastringand leftto hangAs a drawnbreath in an emptyroom images processedAn omen,  too soon blackmailed by red light a herringhaunts shadowed figures withpropositions unseen barterthe price of a meal ticketYou eat in thedark Weekly Theme: Photo Prompts