trying my hand at shadorma

you whisper
to me your yearning
so lightly
a feather
voiced with a weight that staggers
inside one small word



The Shadorma is a Spanish poetic form made up of a stanza of six lines (sestet) with no set rhyme scheme. It is a syllabic poem with a meter of 3/5/3/3/7/5.

About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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32 Responses to trying my hand at shadorma

  1. Bruce Ruston says:

    Nice – it doesn’t look as constricting as I thought it might be (hmmm thoughts to ones self)

  2. The Enfant Terrible says:

    Oh, I love this! I want to try it!

  3. Karin Wiberg says:

    Nice. It has a really natural rhythm to it.

  4. Anne says:

    It’s beautiful, Susan! 🙂

  5. unfetteredbs says:

    love the gentle intimacy.. nice

  6. The perfect Shadorma ~ well done Susan ~ this takes some doing ~ just lovely

  7. AshiAkira says:

    Good. In a form yet the flow is so natural.

  8. It’s the words rather than the form. Well done, Susan! 🙂

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