Winter

Winter - A Butterfly Oddquain
 
Wind
is whistling
through the leafless trees
Feeling the chill in the air
Cold
As I pull my collar up
shivering slightly
Winter has
come

 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Mind Love Misery's Menagerie
Saturday Mix - Oddquain Form
Oddquain is a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of seventeen syllables distributed 1, 3, 5, 7, 1 in five lines
I chose a Butterfly Oddquain, a nine line stanza
Syllables - 1,3,5,7,5,3,1


Wind - RDP
Whistle - FOWC
SSoC - Instructions - I followed the instructions to write this Oddquain
🙂👍

Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay

  12 comments for “Winter

  1. July 13, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    Such a stark and lovely poem, and it looks like a butterfly!

    • Christine Bolton
      July 13, 2019 at 4:38 pm

      Thanks Lisa. It was an interesting form. I really liked it 🙂

      • July 13, 2019 at 4:49 pm

        You are welcome, so did I.

      • July 13, 2019 at 5:02 pm

        Oops I think I called you Linda. SORRY Christine!

      • Christine Bolton
        July 13, 2019 at 5:28 pm

        I think you called Linda, Linda … 🙂 lol

      • July 13, 2019 at 7:50 pm

        🙂

  2. July 13, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    Perfectly done ✅

    • Christine Bolton
      July 13, 2019 at 4:54 pm

      Thanks Sadje 💕🙂

      • July 13, 2019 at 4:54 pm

        You’re welcome Christine.

  3. July 16, 2019 at 11:47 am

    I love it Christine! <3 very nice!

    • Christine Bolton
      July 16, 2019 at 12:29 pm

      Thanks Carol Anne! 💕🙂

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