Sometimes when you want to write a poem, it helps to use a poetic form.
Poetry Challenge #53
The Shadorma is a six-line poem with a certain number of syllables on each line: 3/5/3/3/7/5. It’s said to have originated in Spain. It can be written about any subject, does not need to rhyme, and you can connect many together to write a longer poem.
Here are two samples *Cindy wrote:
1 Dr. King used non-violence to show us another way. He had a dream of peace we still want today.
2 Acceptance of changing feelings does not come easily for me. I feel the loss of everything that’s past.
Now it’s your turn!
Set the timer for 7 minutes.
Don’t think about it too much; just do it.
*Cindy Faughnan and I began this 7-Minute Poetry Challenge over 870 days ago. We now take turns creating our own prompts to share with you.
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