General Poetry posted December 2, 2020

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Orange Koi

by Gypsy Blue Rose

orange koi

swims undisturbed in calm pond —

afar ... mushroom cloud


3-7-5 writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a (one stanza) 3-7-5 on any subject. The first line of your poem should have three syllables. The second line should have seven. The final line should have 5 again. Any topic.


Koi is a Japanese colored variety of carp fish live usually in lily ponds.

A mushroom cloud is usually associated with a nuclear detonation. The United States detonated two nuclear bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, on August 6 and August 9, 1945.

Artwork: Daria Petrilli
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