loud rowdy blues

Linking to Eliot Dybden’s Shadorma November at Along the Interstice. A shadorma has six lines with no rhyme or meter, except for a syllable structure of 3/5/3/3/7/5.

 

bluejay punks

images

public domain

nab spilt corn kernels

feathered flash

raucous caws

gather together in grove

living thanksgiving

 

umbrella forgotten

 

mud puddles

announce spring is here

splash outdoors

jump to rhymes

“rain in spain falls on the plain”

yellow raincoat joy

 


The “shadorma” is a poetic form consisting of a six-line stanza (or sestet). The form is alleged to have originated in Spain. Each stanza has a syllable count of 3/5/3/3/7/5 for a total of 26 syllables. A poem may consist of one stanza, or a series.  Link to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai.