Back in 2012, over at dVerse, Gay Cannon asked ‘What is modern?’ and also asked us to write a Triversen poem—I guess we all have our own take on what is modern—it seems to me to be a word that is used in many different ways…anyway, here is my Triversen poem, the form was invented by William Carlos Williams.
Now, in 2015, Grace asks us if we have a favorite spring poem to share—so here it is again 🙂
At the start of spring sunshine
in May, a clamour occurs,
an ignominious din.
She sees the lambs born
on a cool sunny morn, stumble;
bumble, late in the daylight.
The sun rises at four,
red, ruby, gold glows up high
and christens the new-born babes.
It comes round, it goes around,
it returns on this morning
of joy, of hope, of new lives.
Polly Stretton © 2012
Over at dVerse Poets, Gay had us writing Triversen in 2012—it’s harder than it looks—go and see for yourself! Republished in 2015 for Grace’s prompt about springtime.