Posts tagged ‘Sedoka’

August 2, 2019

Tri-sedoka I (introducing)

by Jem Croucher

I am sedoka
with syllabic sequencing
represented here in six
lines of five, seven,
seven and then five again
and then two final sevens

I am sedoka
Six lines of poetic form
Crafted here with chosen words
my wordsmithery
brings to life the poet’s voice
in the phrases captured here

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August 8, 2017

Will You Still Love Me

by Abigail Gronway

Will you still love me
when youthful vigor has gone

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December 2, 2016

Lost word – sedoka

by Jem Croucher


I was a lost word
Bereft, I had searched in vain
for inclusion in a verse

But on this last day
my searching is completed
and I take my place with pride

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December 1, 2016

Majesty – Sedoka

by Jem Croucher


Water like mountains
Incessant the ocean waves
with malevolent power

Yet there’s beauty here
The majesty of the sea
respectfully revered

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November 30, 2016

Sunrise – sedoka

by Jem Croucher


The horizon gold
A new winter day dawns with
sun rising over the sea

And I stand in awe
An exquisite moment caught
to carry me through the day

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November 29, 2016

A pleasing distraction – sedoka

by Jem Croucher


On cold winter days
for a pleasing distraction
the thought of Springtime flowers

Caught on a warm breeze
to embellish me with their
wonderful fragrant bouquet

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November 28, 2016

Winter – sedoka

by Jem Croucher


As winter takes hold
Autumn fades to memory
with a tinge of sadness there

Yet with the winter
Crystalline treasures return
and we are richer for that

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November 27, 2016

Music – sedoka

by Jem Croucher


Life without music
is like a tree without leaves
sadly bereft in winter

and left without warmth
or the promise of summer
to awaken it to joy

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November 26, 2016

The Angry Sea – sedoka

by Jem Croucher


In this brittle chill
the sea is often angry
as it tosses waves at me

But I am wary
keeping my distance I stand
in awe above the tideline

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October 15, 2015

Apocalypse obsessed: poetry challenge.

by Harry

Submitted by Zakk Reynolds

Poetry challenge: Sedoka poem.

We’ve become obsessed
Force fed our apocalypse
Portrayals of drummed up death

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October 12, 2015

The Warning – Sedoka Challenge

by Dorinda Duclos

Poetry Challenge – Sedoka poem


Raptor circles high
Waiting to greet the new born

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October 11, 2015

Flying: poetry challenge Sedoka

by Harry

poetry challenge Sedoka poem



Wing aloft on the breeze

the updrafts helping to soar

endlessly, to please the eye.

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October 10, 2015

Poetry Challenge: Sedoka

by Bastet

Poetry challenge: Sedoka poem

Falcon and Rabbit

falcon on the wind
circling in the distant clouds
observing lowly morsels 

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October 10, 2015


by Jem Croucher

Poetry Challenge: Sedoka

As autumn takes hold
Summer fades to memory
with a tinge of sadness there

Yet with the autumn
the golden treasure returns
and we are richer for that

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October 4, 2013

Sedoka: evening news

by Bastet


evening news

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May 7, 2013

~ Love Behind the Gate ~ (Sedoka)

by ladyliterati

Behind the gate wait

Jasmine blooms waken desire

Moon casts sliver shadows sheen

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