Archive for Shadorma

Becoming Bait

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 17, 2019 by dustus

Catfish reeled
Flops gasping on deck
Ship hands watch…
Fish eyes stare….
Captain pierces catch with spear
Tops off chum bucket

 

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Shadorma is a 6 line poem (sestet) of Spanish descent with no set rhyme scheme. The shadorma is a syllabic poem with the following structure: 3/5/3/3/7/5

 

Twerk Interrupted

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 26, 2019 by dustus

Drunk girl slips
Mid-twerk on bartop
—Grinding halts.
Patrons gawk…
Her get up sloppy, mocked, filmed⁠—
She rumpshakes unphased!

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Shadorma is a 6 line poem (sestet) of Spanish descent with no set rhyme scheme. The shadorma is a syllabic poem with the following structure: 3/5/3/3/7/5

 

The Deft Marksman

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 21, 2019 by dustus

Giant taunts
Pounds chest with war cries!
Warns David⁠—
Who draws sling…
Aims… hurls stone propelled lightning
…Stands with head held high

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Shadorma is a 6 line poem (sestet) of Spanish descent with no set rhyme scheme. The shadorma is a syllabic poem with the following structure: 3/5/3/3/7/5

 

Sacrificing a Sacred Cow

Posted in Poetry, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 15, 2019 by dustus

Trough licked clean
Lathed scythe poised glinting
Bovine lulls
Ruminates…
Not knowing its blood shall let
Their cloudless sky rain

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Shadorma is a 6 line poem (sestet) of Spanish descent with no set rhyme scheme. The shadorma is a syllabic poem with the following structure: 3/5/3/3/7/5

 

The Reason I Write

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , on April 18, 2011 by dustus

Don’t leave love
Whispers fade, our time
No bell curves
Nor lines heard
Could never explain to you
The reason I write

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Would you care to hear a reading of this poem?

*The above poem is my attempt at the Shadorma form.

“Shadorma is a 6 line poem (sestet) of Spanish descent with no set rhyme scheme. The shadorma is a syllabic poem with the following structure: 3/5/3/3/7/5”

Learn more about the Shadorma & try one today @ One Stop Poetry Form Monday – guest host Anne Welch