Sedōka: Why Does The Grass Grow?

why does the grass grow?to be trampled under footreturned to the soil below Why does the grass grow?for the love of life and growthto reach in search of heaven sedōka (旋頭歌, "memorized poem" or "head repeated poem") consists of two tercets of five, seven, and seven syllables each. The head repeating. An uncommon form, it … Continue reading Sedōka: Why Does The Grass Grow?

The Invisible Enemy

I can not see himBut in fearI cower I senseThe attack UnprovokedHe strikes With precision timing and placement He overpowers meRestrains me IgnoresMy pleas This invisible enemy Who knowsMy thoughtsMy dreamsMy fears StaysOne step ahead And always will For the enemyIs within me TheEnemyIsMeEugi's Weekly Prompt: Underdog