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

Praise Prayer: A Pantuom

Praise Prayer: A Pantuom ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer You are always enough though I don't have that much at least I can still laugh even with an empty pouch. I don't have that much I've got no money in banks it's just me and my empty pouch but still I have peaceful nights. I've got… Continue reading Praise Prayer: A Pantuom

Ode to Old-ies

Ode to Old-ies ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Their crowns aren't made of gems that don't fade. Theirs are mix of greys and whites, no glitters, just wise lights. So as the dusk of dawn erases their minds wits, as their neurotic lawns be filled with dried twigs, to respect and love them we musn't forget,… Continue reading Ode to Old-ies

Numbered Days: A Naani

Numbered Days: A Naani ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Let me spend my last few breaths and what's left of me, to show you for the last time, how do I love thee. — Photo credit: Gerard Moonen In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: N is for Naani. Naani The Naani is a stanzaic… Continue reading Numbered Days: A Naani

Mirror: A Monorhyme

Mirror: A Monorhyme ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Look me in the eye, remove your mask of lie, listen to your own sigh, touch you deeper 'I'. No one knows why, deep inside you die, though you can try, to let go and just cry. When your tears run dry, and you've bid goodbye to hatred… Continue reading Mirror: A Monorhyme

Left Behind: A Lanterne

Left Behind: A Lanterne ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer You promised f-o-r-e-v-e-r, I thought it was true. — Photo credit: Jean Gerber In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: L is for Lanterne. *Lanterne The Lanterne is a shape poem, centered on the page to resemble the shape of a Japanese lantern. It originated as… Continue reading Left Behind: A Lanterne