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As I walk along in life, my muses dance with reflection inspiring me to release the thoughts and emotions of my pondering mind through poetry.

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Friday, December 24, 2010

Snow Crystals~ Sedoka

     Snow Crystals

tiny cold crystals
mystery of innocence
a fragile dance by thousands

ivory key notes
reveal treasures of beauty
they dance into formations
                              River 12/10


Sedoka is two katauta poems put together. Each katauta is a 5 7 7 syllable count and can stand on its own. They can be any length and are considered mood poems-for feelings and songs.

5 comments:

booguloo said...

This is beautiful. Happy Holidays to you and yours as well.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Very beautiful, River, and complicated to fit your thoughts into such a strict structure - bravo to you for accomplishing it. I see "this many syllables" and my brain glazes over, hee hee.

Blasphemous Aesthete said...

And interestingly, the snowfall is so rhythmically silent, as if serenity is its music.

Cheers,
Blasphemous Aesthete

Jingle said...

beautiful piece.
I wish I can have this talent.

River said...

Thank you for your wonderful comments. :)

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