Saturday, 10 October 2015

Shadows - The Oddquain

how
and why do
shadows of past ghosts
follow though we have dissolved
ages
ago in murky waters
of flaring egos
our ashes
rot







Oddquain Butterfly – a nine-line stanza with 1-3-5-7-1-7-5-3-1 syllables

12 comments:

  1. Sometimes the ghosts feel impossible to rid ourselves of....
    Nicely done

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  2. we have dissolved
    ages
    ago in murky waters
    of flaring egos .................. wonderful!

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  3. Jyotsna, this form of poetry is vey interesting. The poem is written very well.

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  4. A very powerful but sad write ...

    ghosts
    leftovers
    of what could have been
    drawn from experience - long
    past

    Bastet

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  5. sometimes the shadows of our ego does not allow us to "resolve" the murkyness that exists between us

    ................welcome back, jyotsna

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    1. Totally agree to you here. Thank you so much :)

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  6. That is life i guess.. and we got to live with all that .. its what we do that is more important

    Bikram's

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    1. Sometimes yes that's the only option we have

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