For #NaPoWriMo Day 24 using the Sevenling form again.
The elements of the Sevenling are:
1. a heptastich, a poem in 7 lines made up of 2 tercets followed by a single line. metered at the discretion of the poet.
3. composed with 3 complimentary images in the first tercet and 3 parallel images in the second tercet. The end line is a juxtaposed summary of the 2 parallels, a sort of “punchline”.
4. the poem should be titled “Sevenling: (first few words of poem).
Cold tentacles, the octopus‘, beady eyes blink;
Forgiveness, understanding maimed, vermilion sky’s bruised.
Deep purple chills, I — sea witch, clamber in grim slime.
Wind screeches, gusts as glass spikes; no harm do I wish.
Confession –I stole her voice, her sweet tune’s mute.
At moments, we’re all witches, change calms the violent storms.
There’s power overcoming spite, choosing right.
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