General Poetry posted July 21, 2021

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Ekphrastic Shadorma 3/5/3/3/7/5

Coffee Cup

by Gypsy Blue Rose

coffee cup 

still where he left it

and the chair

it’s pulled out

waiting for him to get back —

before the bad news


SHADORMA is a poetic form consisting of a six-line stanza. The form was originated in Spain. Each stanza has 3/5/3/3/7/5 syllables for a total of 26 syllables. A poem may consist of one stanza or an unlimited number of stanzas.

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