My Heart, the Weather Vane (a shadorma)

weathervane

heart on sleeve
I dance in the wind
twist and turn
lightning rod
and yet I’m still the first to
get wet when it rains

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POETIC FORM:

Shadorma – a Spanish 6-line syllabic poem of 3/5/3/3/7/5 syllable lines respectively.

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FORM DIAGRAM:

3-
5-
3-
3-
7-
5-

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POEM A DAY APRIL 2015 – PROMPT:

For today’s prompt, take the phrase “My (blank), the (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles include: “My Dentist, the Torture Expert,” “My Lunch, the Thing I Got Out of the Vending Machine,” “My Father, the Comedian,” or “My Life, the Punchline.”

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