Monday, August 6, 2012

Ardent Dance

Image courtesy of WikiCommons Images/Georges Villa - Les Ailes


In a passionate but private moment…

Insulated from the world
I sing a silent song of ancient words.
Incalescence
Is informing all my thoughts.
Ineffable
Images dance by to the ardent music, but like
Icarus, they fall too soon back to earth.

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Notes: The poetic form is Pleiades.  It was invented by Craig Tigerman, who was an editor at Sol Magazine.  Sol Magazine was a wonderful poetry publication (and project)  I discovered  several years ago.

My poem was written in response to Khara House's Our Lost Jungles Poetic Forms Challenge.  'Pleiades' is her 6th forms challenge.  The form takes some thought, but it is a lot of fun to write.  I highly recommend it!  

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