Episode two/Moose head Lodge & Taven
The Final Countdown/Chapter 14
Pays: 10 points.
52 member cents
Contact Us      
         Join today or login

Status

New Here?
Sign Up
Fast! Three Questions.

Already a member?
Login


Contests

Love Poem Poetry Contest
Deadline: In 2 Days

A Cold Room
Deadline: Apr 30th

What Poetry Means To Me
Deadline: Apr 30th

Non-Fiction Writing Contest
Deadline: May 5th

Flash Fiction Writing Contest
Deadline: May 12th


Rank

Poet: None
Author: None
Novel: None
Reviewer:None
Votes: None





Exceptional
This work has reached the exceptional level
My mother's advice
Lucky New Year by Belinda
 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: January 24, 2012      Views: 324

Print It
Save to Bookcase
View Reviews
Rate This
Make Reader Pick
Promote This


 ABOUT
BELINDA 
Hi, this is an upgraded version of my profile:

I'm a free lance writer, translator and editor based in Jakarta, Indonesia. I do my job mostly in my own language, but once in a while I get assignments in English too. Since becoming a Fa - more...

Portfolio | Become A Fan

Get rid of dust of yesteryear
Then you can gain your share of luck
To have a house so clean and clear
Get rid of dust of yesteryear
Feel free to greet the year with cheer
Your luck is there for you to pluck
Goodbye to dust of yesteryear
Enjoy your share of blessed luck


Recognized

Author Notes
* In the Chinese calendar, the year of the dragon starts on January 23, 2012. Out of habit I cleaned my house with extra care the day before. As I did so, I remembered my late mother and how she had planted in me the tradition to have a thorough house cleaning before the lunar new year. She believed a clean house and a clean heart will bring us luck for the coming year.

* I wrote this in the form of a triolet with slight changes in the two final lines. The triolet consists of 8 lines, written in iambic tetrameter. The rhyme scheme is ABaAabAB, with the capital letters designating which lines are repeated, so that the first line is repeated as lines 4 and 7, and the second line is repeated as line 8. I hope I did this right.

* Thanks to KiwiRawless for this artwork.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

Share or Bookmark
Print It Save to Bookcase View Reviews Make Reader Pick Promote This
© Copyright 2014. Belinda All rights reserved.
Belinda has granted FanStory.com, its affiliates and its syndicates non-exclusive rights to display this work.

You need to login or register to write reviews.

It's quick! We only ask four questions to new members.

Interested in posting your own writing online? Click here to find out more.



Write a story or poem and submit your work to receive reviews on your writing. Publish short stories on our book writing site and enter the monthly contests. Guaranteed reviews for everything you write and you will be ranked. Information.


  Contact Us

© 2014 FanStory.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Privacy Statement