The Stain of Spain Was Henry’s Bane ~ Shadorma I

From Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie post: Bastet’s Shadorma (and Acrostic) Prompt – September 20, 2014

From Mindlovemisery’s blog, “This post is dedicated to writing a Shadorma.  What is a Shadorma?  Shadorma is a Spanish 6-line poem of 3/5/3/3/7/5 syllable lines respectively.”

The photo for this prompt is below:


Follows is my first try at this form. I think I like this!


The Stain of Spain Was Henry’s Bane ~ a Shadorma

Jousting field

Diane de Poitiers

Holds her breath

Henry falls

One small splinter from a lance

Changes history

~ kei
22 September 2014