Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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Poem: Darrow Poems from 1-1-17

This batch of poems was written outside the main prompt calls. They were sponsored by the pool with [personal profile] ng_moonmoth. These are written from the perspective of my darrow elves from Hallelaine. Think haiku or tanka with a fantasy twist. Most of them have nature themes while others are macabre or enlightened.

Warning: Some of these may be unsettling. Please consider your tastes and headspace before reading onward.

Darrow Poems

within the wind
hidden like a knife in a sheath
the sound of my name

* * *
a splinter of sunlight
pulled from night's paw

* * *
the cattails
hide the water
like a trapdoor
over a bottomless pit

* * *
only the seeds
which are buried
may sprout in spring

* * *
the willow bends
the elm breaks

the moss does neither,
yet is stepped upon
Tags: cyberfunded creativity, fantasy, fishbowl, nature, poem, poetry, reading, weblit, writing
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