Thursday, June 20, 2013
D'Verse Poet's Form for All (Sedoka)
I let form invade
my normal creative processes
and attempted a Sedoka.
it is a form created from
two, related, three line katauta
I wake up like a stray dog, belonging to no one. Cold, cold, and the rain. Friendships outgrown or ruined. And love, dear God, the women I have loved now only names Remembered: dead, lost, or old. Mildness more and more the danger. Living among rocks and weeds to guard against wisdom. Alone with the heart howling Lying in the dark... (Jack Gilbert)