Day 27 — OctWriPoMo — Peony!

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photo taken in 2015

The form is etheree, which consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables.

 

Peony!

 

Ah!

The scent!

Peony!

Ginger sweetness

Invades my nostrils

Ants, bees, I, all called to

The olfactory altar

Deep within ruffled rainbows are

The yellow-powdered nuggets, manna

For Lillipution, six-legged kingdoms.

11 Comments Add yours

  1. Cara Hartley says:

    Very nicely done! I love the playful feel.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks Cara. It was fun to write it.

      Like

  2. heyannis says:

    I read these two lines together: “The olfactory altar/Deep within ruffled rainbows ” Maybe I shouldn’t have, but I did and they struck me. Thank you. xoA

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      Glad you liked the poem, A.

      Like

  3. “The olfactory altar” … I love that ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      ๐Ÿ™‚ glad you love it

      Liked by 1 person

  4. Marian Green says:

    Words joyfully playing on the page- great…

    gramswisewords.blogspot.com

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      thank you! it was fun to write ๐Ÿ™‚

      Like

  5. da-AL says:

    a joy for the sense ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Glad you enjoyed it ๐Ÿ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

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