Golda

Golda: Created by Golda Walker. Can be broken into two or three stanzas or no
stanzas.

Title is mandatory. 12 lines.
6th and 12th lines rhyme.
Syllable Count: 2-2-4-1-4-2a 2-1-2-4-4-2a

Thanksgiving at Grandma’s

Grandma
burns pies,
roasts turkey dry.
Flecked
potatoes drool.
Crock smells.
Gravy
lumps.
We frown
at mangled food.
Not a scene like
Rockwell’s.

Angel Flights

Angels
dangle
over my head,
fly
in my weird mind
near me.
Book case
shelves–
landings,
host and cage them
I smile as they
clear me.

Free Poems
Free poems
in box
in the front yard
lure
passers-by to
take one.
Poet
hopes
they will
read one, think some,
ponder, wonder
make one.

Cosmic Connections

James came
(cometumbilical-ed
tail
trailing). His head
was seenyellow
mooncheese
cap.
Earthling landed;
turned pink when he
was clean.
Angel Flights
Angels
dangle
over my head,
fly
in my weird mind
near me.
Book case
shelves–
landings,
host and cage them
I smile as they
clear me.

Free Poems

Free poems
in box
in the front yard
lure
passers-by to
take one.
Poet
hopes
they will
read one, think some,
ponder, wonder
make one.

http://www.rainbowcommunications.org/velvet/forms/
My Thanks to Linda Varsell Smith for her contributions above.

Specifications Re-Stated
The Golda is:
A 12 line titled poem.
It is syllabic: 2/2/4/1/4/2/1/2/1/4/4/2
It is rhymed: xxxxxaxxxxxa
It may be centered or not.
I may be presented as 1, 2 or three stanzas.

My example

My Autumn Mess ( Form: Golda)

The leaves
have left
their trees; that’s why
they
have been named leaves
I guess.

If
I don’t
rake,
I’ll pray for snow,
to cover up
the mess.

© Lawrencealot – December 26, 2014

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Golda

 

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