maintaining – Shadorma

Hard to Gauge

maintaining
this futile attempt
to keep pace
with the times
is exhausting and leaves me
running on empty

Using a photo from my WP Media Library, this is my twenty-first shadorma for Eliot Dybden’s Shadorma November (ShaNov) at Along the Interstice. A shadorma has six lines with no rhyme or meter, except for a syllable structure of 3/5/3/3/7/5.
Photo originally used with the poem Hard to Gauge

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12 thoughts on “maintaining – Shadorma

  1. Oddly enough this was composed on 11th:

    COOL JETS ONLY THANK YOU

    A world that will not slow
    To match me step by step
    Is not worth living in
    And so I shall recline

    ~~~~~~~~~~~

    (And no, that isn’t a typo in the last word. πŸ˜‰ )

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