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OctPoWriMo2019 Day 13 — The Sycamores of Sweet Street

Lovingly I see the sycamores of Sweet Street They flow along as kin to build a canopy Mottled skins and royal crowns, side to side and down Who could be beneath their boughs and consider frowns? Along the blocks we stroll, in perfect shade are we. Looking up are jewels of light between the leaves… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 Day 13 — The Sycamores of Sweet Street

nature · poetry · rondeau · Word of the Day Challenge

First Snow

We had our first snow today.  I've been sitting here and looking at it all day.  Birds fly past, heading to and from the bird feeders.  The occasional hawk comes into view.  Today's offering is in the form of a rondeau .   Snow's arrival to the season turns the air from cold to freezin'… Continue reading First Snow

#OctPoWriMo2018 · goddess · poetry · rondeau

Day 6 — Look Up

image link The form is a rondeau. A Rondeau is a French form, 15 lines long, consisting of three stanzas: a quintet, a quatrain, and a sestet with a rhyme scheme as follows: aabba aabR aabbaR. Lines 9 and 15 are short - a refrain (R) consisting of a phrase taken from line one. The… Continue reading Day 6 — Look Up