1. Trimeric has 4 stanzas 2. The first stanza has 4 lines 3. The other three stanzas have 3 lines each 4. The first line of each stanza is a refrain of the corresponding line in the first stanza (so 2nd stanza starts with the second line, third stanza starts with the third line, etc.). 5. The sequence of lines, then, is abcd, b – -, c – -, d – -.
Finding peace within yourself seeking pure happiness dispelling negativity realizing how beautiful life really is.
Seeking pure happiness quiet solitude blessed by others
Dispelling negativity realizing it cannot come if positivity stands in its way
Realizing how beautiful life really is Knowing so much is yet to come Making your own happiness
When the sun goes down and the lights turn on When the fog rolls in and it settles upon the surface we live on the place where we grow the place we will wither and burn and then go where it will be the time to turn fast and run for your life will be over and your existence is done.
For today’s Poetics, I want you all to select one out of the twelve photographs shared above and write a poem. It can be an Ekphrastic poem, if you like. Go philosophical. Go dark or romantic or solemn. Share what you feel about Minimalist photography when you see it. The idea here is to provoke an emotion, and what better way to pour them out other than poetry?
1: of brief duration : TEMPORARY the transitory nature of earthly joy 2: tending to pass away : not persistent
Upon this day I ponder the ways of my life and the paths I have taken so that it may leave me with a reflection of where I will return to in my transitory state to find peace and solace in the familiar.
From the depths of my soul my heart aches and I long to hear your voice if only one more time so that I can find comfort knowing you are always with me even though you are so far away and I will never see you again.
From deep in my core I try to imagine how you would be if you were still here with me as was first intended before God changed his plan and took you away.
This wound will never heal This hole will never be filled This void will never be solid
I am unable to heal I am unable to feel whole I am unable to be complete.
God help me understand why a mother’s heart must break with no means of repair and no chance of regaining what has been lost.