Sandglass #21

Weekly Writing Challenge #21
Week of 25th January 2016

DOOR Template Instructions

Shadorma ( 3 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 7 – 5 )
six lines – no rhymes – multiple stanzas [your choice] – just follow meter
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5 Words: | SILENCE | EYES | HEART | DRUM | LIFE|
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hourglass shaped supernova in progress

Supernova in progress – rare celestial phenomenon

SANDGLASS

Silence warns

Life’s jagged edge cuts

Eyes drip blood

Turn to sand

Heart pounding as drums echo

Time is closing in

 

© jk 2016

 

the secret keeper Weekly Writing Challenge #21

“a person without…”

white-painting-with-infinity-of-white-walls

Blanc Infini by Unknown

A PERSON WITHOUT

A person without dreams
Belongs to nothing
Carrying light is heavy
Darkness is no stranger
Enter this world carefully
Fallen doorways broken forever
Great is the ruin left behind
Hatred brought it down
Identity matters too much
Jaded those lacking understanding
Killing has become too easy
Love is slipping away
Melting into quicksand
Never to be honored again
Opening one’s heart is forgotten
People want a line of words
Quickly delivered on devices
Rapping our way to Nothingness
Staying alone like lonely people
Thinking dreams appear in ads
Understanding absent brains
Victory to the corporations
Workers fastened again in chains
Xanthippe nags Socrates brain
Yanking his beard causing him pain
Zany the dream that war is a game

© jk 2015

Appeared on ‘Expats Post’ 23rd July 2015 and on ‘the secret keeper’ 22nd July 2015.
I feel it carries meaningful social relevance.

Cinquain: Hunt

the black rose - hunt - cinquain

the black rose © jk 2015 by jennifer kiley

Hunt
Fearful, dangerous
Killing, exploding, shooting
Stop the senseless bloodshed
Search

© jk 2015

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Cinquain Pattern #2
Form of the Cinquain slightly different with Pattern #2 – the fourth line forms a sentence.

First line – one word [can be more] Subject & Title of Poem
Second line – two words Descriptive Adjectives depicting Title
Third line – three words – subject of poem [can show action]. Verbs end in “ing”
Fourth line – four words – [four or more words] Forms a sentence about Title Subject
Fifth line – one word – synonym or very similar. Synonym of Title Subject

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Jane Dougherty Writes Poetry Challenge #6: Cinquain

*Cinquain – \ˈsiŋ-ˌkān [sin-cane (long a)]

The World Vanished [blackout poetry]

The World Vanished by jk 12th Oct 2015

The World Vanished
By Jennifer Kiley
12th Oct. 2015

Most places
now were hard
Light the shadow
across the moon

Higher I became –
the world vanished
Whispers of dreams
Enchanted the presence

An aesthetic desire
Face the last wonder
Light the way

This dream seemed
so close
Could grasp it

Somewhere
The dark night
Recedes before us
Eluded

Stretch farther
Beat back the past

© jk 2015

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