Loneliness knocking at my door,
It doesn’t live here anymore.
Elsewhere it resides,
Still I hear its cries.
When it sighs,
…I ignore

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Today’s poem for Form Friday is a Clogyrnach. Please don’t ask me to pronounce it! A Clogyrnach is a sestet stanza with syllable counts of 8-8-5-5-3-3 and a rhyme scheme of aabbba.

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7 Comments

  1. Loneliness in a crowded space
    Gatherings, noise, no quiet place
    Rooms full of people
    My senses will dull
    Mindful mull
    Peace I chase

    Not exactly where I meant to head with this, but it is what it is.

    1. Kira says:

      Poems often have a mind of their own 🙂 you have such a wonderful way of painting a picture with your poems. I feel pulled in and immersed in the environment of the poem. This is a great example of this poetry form!!

      1. I didn’t feel like this one flowed as well as the last few. I also didn’t go with the “feeling” of loneliness I originally intended. I had a thought for a much more profound concept, just couldn’t pull it off.

      2. Kira says:

        Well this one really spoke to me. But I do understand how frustrating it is when you have an idea in your mind that just just doesn’t seem to land on the page properly :(. This form can also make it a bit harder. It is more regulated than some of the others I have posted.

  2. Loneliness in a crowded space
    Gatherings, noise, no quiet place
    Rooms full of people
    My senses will dull
    Mindful mull
    Peace I chase

    Not where I meant to go with it, but it is what it is.

    If this double posts, my apologies.

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