August Stanza. 16

It is August and so Jane is doing : a chain of images each one suggested by the last word in the preceding poem. They’ll be short, a single image of just a few lines. It will be interesting to see where it ends up by the end of the month.

Kat will be doing short 3,4, or 5 line poems no syllable counts of rhymes, starting with the word ‘August’ on the first day. The last word of the poem will be the first word of day two’s poem, and so on until the end of the month.

Finally I shall be doing all types of poetry but each poem will start with the last word in the preceding poem.

Today’s poem is a Haibun.

Care for caring’s sake

Care weighs heavy on me. The light struggles with the dark clouds. I sit in the lounge as the clock ticks and the rain hits the window. I breath slowly trying to rid the fear and pain within. Events from the evening before fill my mind. Words taken out of context only tell half story. I care when I should not, it will be taken up and thrown back at me.

Care for caring’s sake

Rips my soul, exposed it ache

It’s my soul that breaks.

27 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jordan
    Aug 16, 2018 @ 14:09:03

    Beautifully described. Simpatico, Willow.💗

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Aug 16, 2018 @ 14:51:39

    Touching 💜💜

    Reply

  3. Lynz Real Cooking
    Aug 16, 2018 @ 16:51:50

    xoxoxoxoxoxox

    Reply

  4. Betty Hayes Albright
    Aug 17, 2018 @ 02:55:32

    Words and photo really evoke that stark mood, the anxiety. Sending a hug, Willow. 💞❤️

    Reply

  5. Eric Alagan
    Aug 17, 2018 @ 05:19:04

    Evocative – well done 🙂

    Reply

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