Ronovan Writes Sijo Wednesday #36- 11-16-22 Mindfulness of Past and Future

Use FREE as your inspiration this week.

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




Each new season heartens the recent past toward the future
Because Nature is not a product of ‘luck’, but alive,
Free to act creatively yet bound to an eternal plot.




https://ronovanwrites.com/2022/11/16/ronovan-writes-sijo-wednesday-poetry-challenge-36-use-free-as-your-inspiration-this-week/

Ronovan Writes Sijo Wednesday #35- A Brave and Visible Life

Coping. Is coping a positive thing or a treading water thing? I only just now wondered that. I suppose it depends on what’s being coped.

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.



How brave the stalwart oak tree is to cope with elements.
A visible life grounded in indomitable purpose
Distinguished from the mouse that hides, avoids, and cowers unnoticed.






https://ronovanwrites.com/2022/11/09/ronovan-writes-sijo-wednesday-poetry-challenge-35-use-cope-as-your-inspiration-this-week/

Ronovan Writes Sijo Wednesday #34- Enjoy the Dance

Prompt: Dance

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.



Life is so disorderly it’s quite hard to manage well.
The problem is the idea that we are in a battle.
We’re merely dancers; hoping to lead but fated to follow.


https://ronovanwrites.com/2022/11/02/ronovan-writes-sijo-wednesday-poetry-challenge-34-use-dance-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/