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Triveni #2 A car careens into crowd, crushing bodies, creating chaos in the streets of Barcelona. New age running of the bulls. ~~Judi Van Gorder #3 Harbingers of hate rally in Charlottesville, rally protesters proffer presence in dissent. Law and order holds sway in the middle. ~~Judi Van Gorder
The sirens wail declares approach of Night, Now phantom peacefulness of day is pierced Eyes are cast, towards the fading light, The role of fear, performs, so well rehearsed. Twilights calm relinquished to the past.The stewardship of day has passed the torch, Once again the young men claim the streets, the deadly war of nations THEY repeat. Held as Hostage, are the small and great The lawless ones Have Right of Passage claimed T L SHUFF.
Tuesdays in the Church Parking Lot Cigarettes and paper cups half-full of steaming coffee warm chilled fingers while faded characters in frayed levis turn their backs to the street to avoid stares of passers-by and wait . . . . . Arms fill with brown paper bags bearing boxes of cereal, eggs, home-grown produce, rice and assorted cans then they vanish, only to return and wait. . . . on Tuesday morning. - Judi Van Gorder
Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Welsh Verse Features of the Welsh Meters Welsh Codified Divisions Byr a thoddaid, bir a thód-deyed (short toddaid) is the 15th codified ancient Officlal Welsh Meter, an Awdl. This stanzaic form is written in any number of quatrains made up two couplets, the cyhydedd fer and a Toddaid byr (a shortened version of Toddaid). Often a poem is made up of a series of cyhydedd fer couplets, adding the toddaid byr to the stanza which gives texture to the poem with a break in the rhythm. The order can be reversed beginning the quatrain with the toddaid byr and end