30 April 2013

Spring Sijo



White flowers billow like cloud mass, our neighbor's wall a sight feast.
What equals this in our life, bids us break through in beauty?
Spring buoys us, blows lightness about, bestows fine'ry in search of awe.




Offered for open link night at dVerse Poets Pub using a fascinating Korean form of poetry called Sijo introduced by Samuel Peralta of Semaphore last week over at the Pub. Took me a while to get the hang of it. My neighbor's flowering tree that I pass on my runs inspired me.

16 comments:

  1. nice..another sijo...very cool use of the form and that tree is surely an inspiration..wow..so beautiful...

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  2. smiles...i like...lovely pic too...and what in our life bids us break out in such beauty...great question that...there is much awe to be found in spring...

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  3. Beautiful sijo...I think this is part of spring after the starkness of winter.

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    1. After starkness to heave such crazy abundance is amazing.

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  4. I agree with you. Spring DOES buoy us and spread lightness. We (here at least) have waited a long time.

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    1. I enjoy the effect it has on my mood.

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  5. wonderful sijo....as magical as the spring itself..breathyaking, all-encompassing!

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    1. Thank you and thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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  6. Wow! That is definitely inspiring. Your poem and picture are also inspiring! :-)

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  7. What a lovely sijo and that lovely tree certainly begged to be written ~ Well done ~

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    1. Thanks, Grace. I wanted to sing its praises as soon as I saw it.

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