Zillion Reasons: A Zéjel

Zillion Reasons: A Zéjel ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer I still love you, I'll tell you why Before I start, look at my eye Oh, I hope yours'll remain dry. Remember when you stayed with me? more than a week we wait and see, if my sister will live or flee, you hush my cries fearing… Continue reading Zillion Reasons: A Zéjel

Yearn: A Ya-Du

Yearn: A Ya-Du ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Chill starts the year harbinger's breeze winter's here to comfort your heart, freeze the pieces torn apart. Let cold build back your heart's track to attract and feel it's once hot fire ready for spring's fresh desire. — Photo credit: Natasha Vasiljeva In response to Blogging from A to… Continue reading Yearn: A Ya-Du

Xanthus: A Xiaoshi

Xanthus: A Xiaoshi ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Brings joy as sun rises, shows jealousy once given, proves fruits sweetness, a color from heaven. — Photo credit: Aaron Burden In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: X is for Xiaoshi Xiaoshi Xiaoshi, (small poem,shi = poetry / xiao = little, diminutive or small) is a… Continue reading Xanthus: A Xiaoshi

Wordless: A Wayra

Wordless: A Wayra ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer An abandoned child, a penniless new wallet, bright eyes who sees but not read, a long meaningless speech those're what I'll be, without words. — Photo credit: Nicole Mason In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: W is for Wayra Wayra The Wayra (Quechua - wind )… Continue reading Wordless: A Wayra

Victor’s Crown: Villanelle

Victor's Crown: Villanelle ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Whom shall I fear? is it the sea of grief? I think I know the answer. Soul's dark, nothing's clear enemy's so fast so brief, whom shall I fear? Waiting in pain, rescue's not near should I jump in sadness' cliff? I think I know the answer. Hope… Continue reading Victor’s Crown: Villanelle

Underdog: An Ushnik

Underdog: An Ushnik ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Cheers are shouted for my foe on my ears boos come and go they believe I'll run and flee round one's done, the winner's me. — Photo credit: Martin Kníže In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: U is for Ushnik Ushnik Ushnik (God of Wind orignating… Continue reading Underdog: An Ushnik

Tick Tock: A Tanka

Tick Tock: A Tanka ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer long when you're waiting short when you're doing something slow when earth's freezing fast when summer sun's rising time's bending, warping. — Photo credit: Cliff Johnson In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: T is for Tanka. Tanka Tanka, 短歌 "short song" is meant to… Continue reading Tick Tock: A Tanka

Stead: A Shape Poem

Stead: A Shape Poem ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer I am a reflection of the loved-home I am from. My writer-self comes from the genes of my mom. While my singer-self's the influence of my dad. My friendly-self was developed ‘cause I’m the eldest among six. My dreamer-self was honed by our life’s tough-- messy tricks.… Continue reading Stead: A Shape Poem

Rhythmic Beats: A Rondelet

Rhythmic Beats: A Rondelet ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer We'll beat as one. If love cease to exist again, we'll beat as one. If your legs are too old to run, if your lips' sweetness can't remain, if your mind forgets to be sane, we'll beat as one. — Photo credit: Tamara Menzi In response to… Continue reading Rhythmic Beats: A Rondelet

Qualm: A Quinzaine

Qualm: A Quinzaine ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer I believe I can do it. Is it possible? Oh, can I? — Photo credit: Cam Adams In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: Q is for Quinzaine Quinzaine The Quinzaine is an internet form found at Shadow Poetry and Instant Poetry for Kids, named from the… Continue reading Qualm: A Quinzaine