December 1, 2013

Cascade...

Meadow of Wild Flowers
 
Colors Delicate Shade
 
Meadows of flowers spread their hew
Giving birth to scent the foliage
Nature shows her delicate shade
Wondrous beauty of nature’s love
 
Deer gather at the meadow’s stream
Come together they drink their fill
Fear none as summer casts her glow
Meadow of flowers spread their hew
 Bumblebee’s spread their golden wings
Gather pollen giving new growth
Come spring the cycle starts again
Giving birth to scent the foliage
 
Beauty in our eyes we behold
Buds peek through fertile moist soil
As flowers come each year to us
Nature shows her delicate shade
 
Blessed are we to share such gifts
Bringing peace to one’s heart and soul
Color remain in silent sight
Wondrous beauty of nature’s love
 
- Rhoda Galgiani
 
Cascade Poetry Form - Created by Udit Bhatia
This poetry form does not have any rhyme scheme; therefore, the layout is simple.
As an example: the first verse has three lines - Line one of verse one becomes the
last line of verse two - To follow in suit, the second line of verse one becomes the
last line of verse three - The third line of verse one now becomes the last line of
verse four, the last stanza of the poem -  a/b/c, d/e/A, f/g/B, h/i/C...rg

4 comments:

Charlene McCutcheon said...

I loved the feel of this poem as well as the way you wrote it. It had such a certain freedom to it even as a waterfall that just keeps falling. I am sure that is why it is called a cascade poem. You are so brave to try all these different forms of poetry writing. Thank you for giving us insight into the many different styles of poetry writing and the explanation at the bottom each poem as to the form. I really appreciate it.
Love, Charlene

Rhoda Galgiani said...

Thank you Charlene for the visit and comment. Yes, upon turning the page here at 'Expressions', I have enjoyed presenting these poetry forms. I do hope readers try their hand at their own creation...rg

Karen O'Leary said...

Dear Rhoda,

I agree with Charlene, you are to be commended for trying all these new forms. Nice use of imagery to forward your thoughts in this one. Keep your creative pen flowing. I look forward to your next poem.

Love,
Karen

Rhoda Galgiani said...

Thank you Karen - these poetry forms are brought to us poets at the Stylist Forum at The Writers and Poetry Alliance that we belong to. Our instructor Tina is so helpful getting our pens flowing. It is nice to know we can express our thoughts in so many ways...rg