Posts tagged ‘Dalit’

March 24, 2022

Sunshine X (dalit)

by Jem Croucher
Golden, you are magnificent
Humbled, I squint in your presence
and lay prostrate beneath your warmth
to revel in the glory here

September 19, 2020

Six poetics #6 (Dalit)

by Jem Croucher

6 in a series of 6

Six poetics come to an end
with Filipino ‘dalit’ here
This poet hopes you enjoyed
six explorations into verse

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August 8, 2020

Dalit week VII (Saturday)

by Jem Croucher

7 of 7

And so to Saturday the end
of these few days of Dalit verse
Poetic mechanism new
for your experimentation

©Jemverse

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August 7, 2020

Dalit week VI (Friday)

by Jem Croucher

6 of 7

Hoorah it’s Friday here at last
Work will complete as lunchtime comes
And Friday’s field awaits us there
For joy to watch the dog run free

©Jemverse

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August 6, 2020

Dalit week V (Thursday)

by Jem Croucher

5 of 7

Those words for me were a bit deep
for yesterday when midweek came
So mellowing to Thursday now
today’s Dalit returns to form

©Jemverse

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August 5, 2020

Dalit week IV (Wednesday)

by Jem Croucher

4 of 7

Midweek already, that went fast
No time for slowing down just yet
though as there remains much to do
and industry waits for no one

©Jemverse

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August 4, 2020

Dalit week III (Tuesday)

by Jem Croucher

3 of 7

Tuesday is better than Monday
As there are but for til Friday
When yet another weekend waits
Patiently biding time until

©Jemverse

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August 3, 2020

Dalit week II (Monday)

by Jem Croucher

2 of 7

Monday morning I’m up at dawn
The world still slumbers and yet I
am wide awake to industry
Aiming for a lunchtime finish

©Jemverse

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August 2, 2020

Dalit week I (Sunday)

by Jem Croucher

1 of 7

So begins a week of Dalit
This Filipino poetry
Each four lines of eight syllables
Yet none here with rhyming stanzas

©Jemverse

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January 15, 2020

Dalit IV (reverence)

by Jem Croucher

Yes, this eloquence is precious
not for squandering or for waste
Revered as a diamond
with immeasurable value

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January 14, 2020

Dalit III (precious)

by Jem Croucher

Though fleeting with some beauty
precious is this captured moment
My soliloquy for the day
to seize and hold onto and keep

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January 13, 2020

Dalit II (eloquence)

by Jem Croucher

Though dawn has yet to break a thought
surfaces and must be spoken
Repeated here lest I forget
and squander this moment again

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January 12, 2020

Dalit I (introducing)

by Jem Croucher

From the Philippines I derive
Dalit is my name; short my form
Four lines in typicality
Each comprising eight syllables

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