Soledad: A Day at the Beach

She sells seashells by the sea shoreI query and question the cause“why buy, the beach is shell galore?” Clear coast across clean ocean sheen.The summer swimming swarm missingserves a scenic scene seldom seen The soledad is a Spanish poetic form. It has the following guidelines:Three-line poem (or stanzas).Eight-syllable lines.Rhyme scheme: aba.Internal consonance and assonance. Weekly … Continue reading Soledad: A Day at the Beach

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