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OctPoWriMo 2015….Day 6 .. Etheree poem

/Courage /Freedom write about change

and to create a poem of counting syllables.

–Etheree poem
 consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables. Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.
Get creative and write an Etheree with more than one verse, but follow suit with an inverted syllable count.
Reversed Etheree: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Double Etheree: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10, 9, 8, 7, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
…Triple Etheree, Quadruple Etheree, and so on!

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years
twilight
come too soon
like on cats paws
silent ~ unannounced
elderly often on minds
young we know not the number
we learn not to waste the hours now
the value of hours that fly quickly
with well spent time ~ the value of our lives
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(c) 2013 Saradunn taken in Someville, ME

(c) 2013 Saradunn
taken in Someville, ME

 

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