Shawn L. Bird

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poem- Outlander terzanelle- time April 16, 2015

Filed under: OUTLANDERishness,poem — Shawn L. Bird @ 6:40 pm
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She falls through time

he’s everywhere

assumes a crime.

She’s gone to where

her heart finds home;

leaving  despair

he waits by stones

then moves along,

lost while she roams.

New life, new song

Heart home, the past

She learns she’s strong

her love slips from her grasp

tears her  in agony

The question must be asked

Is it him, or is it me?

For this is destiny

A journey through time

to find her love sublime.

Today’s NaPoWriMo.net prompt is to write a terzanelle: a cross between a villanelle and a terza rima.  I chose to write on Outlander, a little awkwardly! lol  But I only have half an hour to spare for this, so don’t be too demanding.  😉  The rhyme scheme is

ABA
bCB
cDC
dED
eFE
fAFA or fFAA.

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19 Responses to “poem- Outlander terzanelle- time”

  1. Elle Says:

    nice loose terzanelle, the triplets and quatrain perfect. I’d love to have seen if you’d had the time to apply the repeating line rule also, but I totally know about time crunch. I can’t believe you got that poem out in 30 minutes! Brava!

  2. The woman roams, and the man is lost. This is amazingly on target.

  3. amakvitaa Says:

    You really have nice blog, keep it up.

  4. Beautiful! Love those books! 🙂

  5. kgbethlehem Says:

    this is an amazing poem. I really enjoy reading your work. If you don’t mind I would like to feature this on my poetry corner. I will just reblogged your poem on my blog. Again nice work, the structure is very unique as well as the title. Love through time eh?

  6. kgbethlehem Says:

    Reblogged this on kgbethlehem and commented:
    Welcome every one to another fun edition of Friday Night Poetry Corner. Tonight gracing the corner is Shawn L. Bird, a terrific methodical poet with her creative piece called, “Outlander Teranelle-Time. I know you will enjoy this unique beautiful collection of words in harmony and lost.

  7. Terrific poem! Very unique rhyming pattern


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