Dandelion Wisdom ~ Tanka X

Age comes to us all
A burst of vitality
Vibrant as the sun
Fading to transparency
Like ghosts of the stars

~ kei
17 July 2015

Taraxacum ©Karin Bole Tupper

Taraxacum ©Karin Bole Tupper

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Summer Breeze ~ Tanka IX

Heeding Haiku With HA ~ 15 July 2015

Hey Blue Eyes it’s me
Loving memory’s frisson
We live forever
In the chords of summer breeze
And Polaroid summer sun

~ kei
15 July 2015

©Karin Bole Tupper

©Karin Bole Tupper

From today’s prompt:

Cirocumulus ~ Acrostic IX

Clear And Vision Unlimited

Iridescent sunbeams radiating

Reflections of precious gems

Opal and moonstone

Contained in a jewel box of sky

Under sapphire canopy

Morning light transformed

Undulating with each invisible breeze

Like a whisper of cerulean silk

Upon Nephele’s milky breast

Sweet summer sky

~ kei
22 June 2015

©Karin Bole Tupper

©Karin Bole Tupper

Definition of Acrostic form sourced from: Shadow Poetry:

“Acrostic Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word, usually using the same words as in the title.”

Litha Blessings ~ Cinquain IV

Litha
Vervain my crown
The veil becomes thinner
The Holly King resumes his throne
Rejoice!

~ kei
21 June 2015

Bright Litha blessings!

Bright Litha blessings!

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Definition of the Cinquain form from Shadow Poetry:

“Cinquain is a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of twenty-two syllables distributed as 2, 4, 6, 8, 2, in five lines. It was developed by the Imagist poet, Adelaide Crapsey.”

For more about this form visit Shadow Poetry here.

Poetry For The Eyes

Thunderstorm Porn Ottawa…
(I love thunder and lightning – this was small but impressive as it was competing with a gorgeous sunset at various intervals)