Ronovan Writes SIJO Wednesday Poetry Challenge #45- Winter’s Embrace


Use EMBRACE as your inspiration this week.

Rules:
You should use the prompt word as your inspiration as either a theme of the Sijo or in the poem itself.

There are:

  • Three Lines
  • 14-16 syllables per line
  • A total of 44-46 syllables for the entire poem.

    Winter’s Embrace

    For today, the rain shall shift to snow on bitter winter winds.
    The wise, fated to embrace all they are impotent to affect,
    May still offer an aggressive squeeze to express their disfavor.


https://ronovanwrites.com/2023/01/18/ronovan-writes-sijo-wednesday-poetry-challenge-45-use-embrace-as-your-inspiration-this-week/

Ronovan Writes Sijo Wednesday- Autumn Soars In

Prompt word: soar

You should use the word in the title of this post as your inspiration as either a theme of the Sijo or in the poem itself.

There are:

  • Three Lines
  • 14-16 syllables per line
  • A total of 44-46 syllables for the entire poem.



When August runs out of days, a breathless gap forms a vacuum.
Purpose soars on Autumn breezes rushing in to fill the void
And a new season fills us with a crisp new design.

https://ronovanwrites.com/2022/09/14/ronovan-writes-sijo-wednesday-poetry-challenge-27-use-soar-as-your-inspiration-this-week/

Weekend Writing Prompt # 246- No Substitute for Experience

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The new substitute sauntered into the classroom.
Fresh from university, his hubris had yet to be challenged by the streetwise.
By day’s end, his posture became stooped, his gait a shuffle.
Who knew that tenth graders could destroy an accomplished college man unarmed for a battle of wits with manipulative teenagers?

51 words

John Wayne quote: Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid.