Posts tagged ‘bussokuseki’

May 9, 2020

Bussokuseki week VII (Saturday)

by Jem Croucher

7 of 7

Hope you have enjoyed
this Bussokuseki week
over seven days
So here’s until the next time
when syllabic sequencing
captures imagination

©Jemverse

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May 8, 2020

Bussokuseki week VI (Friday)

by Jem Croucher

6 of 7

And another week
nears its concluding zenith
Although at this time
it is sometimes hard to tell
whether it be the start or
the end; strange times such are these

©Jemverse

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May 7, 2020

Bussokuseki week V (Thursday)

by Jem Croucher

5 of 7

Here in the sunshine
with birdsong soft on the breeze
I can lose myself
close my eyes and drift away
to the sweet refrain of Spring
That favourite melody

©Jemverse

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May 6, 2020

Bussokuseki week IV (Wednesday)

by Jem Croucher

4 of 7

Here I am midweek
with my bussokuseki
finding its favour
Wending its way into hearts
with syntax and symmetry
for something akin to love

©Jemverse

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May 5, 2020

Bussokuseki week III (Tuesday)

by Jem Croucher

3 of 7

So Tuesday is here
and my week is well started
and now in full swing
But first of a morning here
some time to spend with my words
for they are friends to cherish

©Jemverse

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May 4, 2020

Bussokuseki week II (Monday)

by Jem Croucher

2 of 7

Monday comes around
Month of May and Star Wars day
when all in humour
with the greeting ‘May the fourth
be with you’ repeat aloud
for smiles and laughter here

©Jemverse

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May 3, 2020

Bussokuseki week I (Sunday)

by Jem Croucher

1 of 7

So another week
Bussokuseki this time
Seven days of verse
with a syllabic sequence
of five then seven then five
with three sevens to finish

©Jemverse

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July 24, 2019

Bussokuseki III

by Jem Croucher

Bussokuseki
This poetic triplicate
ends today with this
Now it’s found there will be more
Art is never satisfied
Never still the poet’s pen

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July 22, 2019

Bussokuseki II

by Jem Croucher

Finding words to form
to syllabic sequencing
always a pleasure
Challenging but daily done
Satisfaction guaranteed
with bussokuseki found

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July 21, 2019

Bussokuseki I

by Jem Croucher

Bussokuseki
Japanese poetic form
In the form of five
and then three sets of seven
for syllabic sequencing
Tanka with an extra phrase

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