Sun Kissed #atozchallenge #poetry #photography


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old, weathered sun has kissed my face

 youthful  color there is no trace

wind scorched have I been left to dry

you never stopped to say “goodbye”

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the life we shared was fair and good

the test of time is where we stood

what came between love you and I?

you never stopped to say “goodbye”

*

some things do come and others go

life springs forth death’s a solemn blow

things fade away, I don’t know why

you never stopped to say “goodbye”

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the hinges barely hold me now

I soon shall take my final bow

I say these things with fateful sigh

you never stopped to say “goodbye”

Unhinged

Unhinged

 

 

 Kyrielle:  a french form poem is structured so that all lines have eight syllables and each stanza of four lines ends in a refrain. The Kyrielle takes on a rhythmical form much like a rhyming couplet.

The structure of the Kyrielle is made of of a minimum of three  lined stanzas

aabB

ccbB

ddbB

eebB

(the capital line denotes the refrain that runs through the poem.) Thanks to Young Writers for the information

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“People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (Brainy Quotes)

A2Z-BADGE-000 [2014]

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21 thoughts on “Sun Kissed #atozchallenge #poetry #photography

  1. I love it! It made me think of dogs abandoned by their families (of course it would, me being who I am)–and it made me tear up :) Thanks for the lesson on Kyrielles–had never heard of them, but I’ve seen a few. Now I know what they are.

    Thanks also for the visit at Quiet Laughter and for sharing your bit on first kisses. Loved that you joined the conversation.

  2. def a heaviness…the not getting to say goodbye makes it hard on the grieving process that comes even in parting…..nice form moon…

    so you have me intrigued for tomorrow…will see you then…

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