Bastet’s Shadorma Photo Prompt # 2

Hello World!

It’s Saturday, Shadorma day!  First of all I’d like to thank all those who tried out this form and came up with some really beautiful poems inspired by last weeks photo.

The participants were:

Fund Raising Shadorma – Shadorma Photo Prompt |Traces of Soul

Bastet’s Shadorma Photo Prompts: Scramble | Reading Pleasure

treasures? (Shadorma- 2 attempts) | Wordifull

Flea Market (Shadorma) | Blog It or Lose It!

Bastet’s Shadorma Photo Prompt #1 | mindlovemisery

Bastet’s Shadorma Photo Prompts – Sunday Opp Shop | Morpethroad

Please drop by if you haven’t already done so to have a look at these great attempts at writing a shadorma!

Rock Garden

rock garden (3)
yellow daffodils (5)
spring promise (3)
among the rocks (3)
as I walk along the path (7)
green warmth greets my soul (5)


Spring is definitely in the air and out for a walk, I came upon this lovely rock garden…hope you find it inspiring!

A shadorma is composed of six non-rhyming lines (sestina or sextet) and the syllable pattern is 3-5-3-3-7-5.  It can have as many stanzas as you like, just as long as each stanza follows the syllable pattern mentioned above (I’ve written an example shadorma and numbered my syllables to show how it’s done for you newbies to poetry).

Just take a look at the photo…and let it speak to your muse…I’m curious to read your shadorma!

Once you’ve written your post tag:  Shadorma and Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie, then put your info onto the Mr. Linky app!  If you ping me back, I’ll be able to read your post asap…That’s all there is to it!

See you next week and have fun!  Bastet!

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    • Ah…thanks for telling me! Loved how you worked with the shadorma, you did a great job with the imagery dispite the limited words! And thanks for participating

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