dVerse Poetics – an evening of short verse


At last, another chance to try my hand at an Englyn – a short sharp tricky little form with more rules than lines!

Thank you to dVerse for their evening of short verse – the perfect prompt to action for a procrastinating poet.

scribble of feb branches

twigscribble – cold, foreign code
on opalescent sky – hallowed
message beyond normal eye
ours to scry, pry, find the road.

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10 Responses to dVerse Poetics – an evening of short verse

  1. brian miller says:

    twigscribble…ha i love that word…and i like the thought of it eign code for us to figure as well…as we find our way….i do think nature provides us with wisdom…such as the rhtyhm of life…we can figure out and tap into…

  2. SallyJ says:

    it is constantly entertaining for sure and there is security in the round of seasons. Thank you for commenting

  3. You showed me this poetry form Sally and I’ve loved it ever since. Like Brian, I love the word ‘twigscribble’ so descriptive 🙂

  4. SallyJ says:

    Thank you Polly – I return to the englyn very often – its good exercise for the brain!

  5. Mary says:

    I am going to have to give this form a try. I will have to say that I liked “twigscribble” too!

  6. oh this is nice. I was going to do an englyn myself, but chose not to. Really do like the form a lot. This one is excellent. Love the words twigscribble, opalescent and scry is a favorite word of mine. Thanks for sharing with us.

  7. SallyJ says:

    Thank you for commenting – and for setting the task in the first place. I too love the englyn.

  8. hypercryptical says:

    ‘twigscribble’ – love this word and all that followed. Excellent.

    Anna :o]

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