This week’s photo prompt is provided by Barb CT of the blog, Gallimaufry. Thank you Barb!
THIS WEEK’S WORDS come from “A Village Cat” by Anne Porter: living, under, decorated, daubs, smudges, streaks, clown, carnival, gaze, wonder, back, eyes
I gaze at the tidewater and I wonder when
Wisteria by the sea as I daub my eyes then
I step back living under penetralia
The breeze occur as I wait for a faceless huh
Streaks of fake joy like a carnival cha-cha
Smudges of sharp guilt of a clown drama
Mute prayer as I look for you at the delta
My guts tell me it comes in different forms, karma
As seagulls fly over me I reflect my Zen
I look at the sea and hope to see you again*
(c) ladyleemanila 2016
* The Duo-rhyme, a poetic form created by Mary L. Ports, is a 10 or 12-line poem, with the first two and last two lines having the same rhyme scheme, and the center of the poem (lines #3 through #8 or #10) having their own separate monorhyme scheme.
Meter: 8 beats per line, written in iambic tetrameter (4 linear feet of iambic) Rhyme Scheme: 10-line: a,a,b,b,b,b,b,b,a,a and 12-line: a,a,b,b,b,b,b,b,b,b,a,a