this ephemeral thrill in which I steep
there is no telling how long it will last
this divine dance
This piece was inspired by Ruined, a fantastic Pulitzer prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage about the horrific condition of the lives of the women and men in the Democratic Republic of Congo. I remain hopeful that you & I & the rest of the world can and will do something to improve the now of the Congolese. Now…
This is a double tetractys for One Shot Wednesday. A tetractys is a poetic form consisting of at least 5 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 10 syllables (total of 20). The second verse in a double tetractys has an inverted syllable count of 5 lines of 10, 4, 3, 2, 1 syllables (total of 20).
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