Humor Poetry posted August 20, 2019

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A Matter of Perspective - A Sedoka Contest Offering

The Lady and the Koi

by Y. M. Roger

Quiet koi so still –
Notice not the world above.
Oh, that I could know your peace…

Lurking lady looms –
Sees not she stands in my sun.
Oh, how I wish you would go…


Sedoka Poem writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a sedoka poem. A sedoka consists of two unrhymed three-line stanzas, each with a syllable count of 5 - 7 - 7.
Often these stanzas go at the same subject from different perspectives, but that is not a requirement.

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