Shadorma/Tilus – May 27, 2014

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERArenewal
again spring brings – grace
new life blooms
babes are born
spring becomes summer – first fruits
Gaia’s sweet nectar
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marvel at Gaia’s gifts
generous

life

A shadorma is composed of six non-rhyming lines (sestina or sextet) and the syllable pattern is 3-5-3-3-7-5.  It can have as many stanzas as you like, just as long as each stanza follows the syllable pattern mentioned above .  You have a week to create you poems so be patient and let the photo inspire you!  Or use your own photograph or art work!

Tilus – the poem is divided into two parts, the first consisting of two lines of 6 – 3 syllable count.  The second is composed of a single one syllable word.  The goal of the tilus which must not be more than 10 syllables is to contemplate the world of nature and how it can open the door of understanding life.


Written for Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie – Shadorma Photo Prompt # 9

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