Soul’s Due

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Soul’s Due: Lanternes*

Words
you’ve not
written will
be buried with
you.

Tunes
you have
not sung will
fade without one
clue.

So
live life
with fervor,
‘fore death becomes
true.

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In response to May Book Prompts –  by Sarah Doughty and MahWrites.

Today’s prompt is Library of Souls (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #3) by Ransom Riggs.

Library of Souls (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #3)

*Lanterne

The Lanterne is:

  • a pentastich, a poem in 5 lines.
  • syllabic, 1-2-3-4-1 syllables per line.
  • is composed with no punctuation and no rhyme, each end-word should be strong.
  • centered on the page. Since this is a concrete or shape poem, the length of the word on the page factors into the equation, syllable count is not enough to determine the selection.
  • title optional.

 

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30 thoughts on “Soul’s Due

  1. I love the Carpe Diem feel to this series of Lanturnes. Each one is a beautiful pearl on the string of life.
    Please have a marvelous week ahead!
    Dajena ❤

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  2. Oh yes! To all of it! What’s the point of having a talent and not utilizing it? What’s the point of life if we are not living it? I agree completely. And I love the cute lil trees. They look like Christmas trees 😀 🙂

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