Song thất lục bát: High Grass

shrapnel caught beaming moonlightbat cauldrons ping night songs slowblossoms star-struck lie lowrest now awake below high grass Song thất lục bát (double seven, six eight): A quatrain comprising a couplet of two seven-syllable lines followed by a Lục bát couplet (a six-syllable line and an eight-syllable line). Each line requires certain syllables to exhibit a … Continue reading Song thất lục bát: High Grass

Thơ sáu chữ: Keep Your Hands Clean

We can speak of a thingand comprehend it's something we doBut you don't truly understand wrongdoing until it is inflicted upon you We live vicariously through a screenfrom the comfort of our homesBe safe, keep your hands clean from where the suffering freely roams Thơ sáu chữ (Six-Word Verse): Stanzaic, written in quatrains or octaves.6 … Continue reading Thơ sáu chữ: Keep Your Hands Clean

Thất Ngôn Trường Thiên: The Space Within

The free space within ourselves is greatA constant source of wonder and mysteryBefore we choose to question or contemplate      We ask what we want to beWe spread with inspiration from our conceptionYet we remain as an atomic outline Existing in the borders of our perception      One in which we struggle to defineMass on mass hovering a … Continue reading Thất Ngôn Trường Thiên: The Space Within