Saturday, April 05, 2014

Damsel in some stress!

Much like me
The city looks quietly somber
Cheer up, beautiful!

Written for National Poetry Writing Month. 30 poems in 30 days. Today’s optional prompt is to write a lune. A lune is a sort of English-language variation on the haiku, meant to better render the tone of the Japanese haiku than the standard 5-7-5 format we all learned (and maybe loved) in elementary school. There are a couple of variants on the lune form, but just to keep things simple, let’s try the version developed by Jack Collum. His version of the lune involves a three-line stanza. The first line has three words. The second line has five, and the third line has three. 

Game for some more lune? Hop on to:   - Jaibala


  1. Wow....what a way to describe the quiet city :)

  2. Cheer up beautiful !!! :):) Nice!

  3. This was so serene. Our city does look beautiful no? Never tried my hands at Lune, looks like Haiku...will try sometime soon!

  4. Yeah simple and effective..cheer up beautiful :)

  5. Cheer up awesomeness ki dukaan. :)