Sedoka – A Summer Love Poem

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 the summer solstice

light lingers in the garden

 the moon adds a soft glow

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your voice whispers

urgently calling my name

 night blooming flowers, one vine 

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For d’Verse ‘The Princess’ Poem to Her Secret Love’

Sedoka is a Japanese unrhymed (love) poem consisting of 2 tercets with 5-7-7-5-7-7 syllables.

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31 thoughts on “Sedoka – A Summer Love Poem

  1. ha, great last line…love the light lingering from the sun, perhaps to see its moon…and the night blooms…one vine…oo la la…ha….well played to form and solstice…

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  2. and the scent, don’t forget the scent: I was just out for an hour and the mock orange and honeysuckle are overwhelming.
    Nice setting and I love the sand in your header.

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    • I think I’ll do another one of these using the scent that is wafting through my porch at the moment -lavender! Thanks!

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  3. Very nice! I like the 5/7/7 form…

    searching for pencil
    I hear laughter in the rain
    filling boxes with numbers

    checking duplicates
    counting from zero to nine
    hand in hand with one I love

    It’s my Neil Sedaka Sudoku Sedoka
    😉

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