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B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – The Twenty-Eight – November 21, 2015

Maxfield Parrish. The Lantern Bearers, 1908. Wikimedia.

Greetings from Paloma!

For this week we will look at the shadorma once again (a non-rhyming form in 3/5/3/3/7/5  syllables) and the Twenty Eight, created by J. Lapis of Dark Light Harbor.

The Twenty Eight

Form

Four lines with seven syllables each;
end-rhyme the first and fourth line (optional).

Alternate Form

Seven lines with four syllables each

Maxfield Parrish. Alarums and Excursions, 1899. Cleveland Museum of Art

Here is the Twenty Eight J. Lapis wrote for Dark Light Harbor.  Visit her post to see the original image that inspired the poem:

Copper’d flames fast-burnt, fallen;
Leaf carpet, ember’d pathway
‘Neath November’s pewter rain…
Swift fiery season ashen.

© J Lapis, 2015

Today’s inspiration comes from Muscleheaded Blog, where Maxfield Parrish was shared this week.

Maxfield Parrish. Arizona, n.d. Via Pinterest.

When you have written your poem(s), please TAG them B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond and MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie. Then add your link to the Mister Linky widget below.

Have Fun!

Paloma

27 comments on “B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – The Twenty-Eight – November 21, 2015

  1. Bastet
    November 21, 2015

    Great post Paloma … I like how you’ve introduced other bloggers as well as a new form … great job!

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  2. J Lapis
    November 21, 2015

    Thank you so much for featuring me/the “28”, alongside the Shadorma–which I love. And I really like the dragon image!

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    • Paloma
      November 21, 2015

      Thanks for inventing and sharing it 🙂

      Glad you liked the dragon… that is my favorite too. Don’t believe I’ve seen it before.

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      • J Lapis
        November 21, 2015

        Is it also a Parrish work? I didn’t want to assume, just because the others were 🙂

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      • Paloma
        November 22, 2015

        Yes, it’s Parrish too … it has similarities … and yet it is so different too. 🙂

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      • J Lapis
        November 22, 2015

        Yes, really different in a lovely way!

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  4. The Muscleheaded Blog
    November 21, 2015

    Shucks —– thank you for the mention– I really love your featuring the Parrish art !

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    • Paloma
      November 21, 2015

      Very welcome 🙂
      Can’t go wrong with Parrish … I was low on inspiration and saw your post and ZIP! the muses kicked into gear. Your posts on Parrish are great 🙂

      Like

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  8. writersdream9
    November 21, 2015

    Relatively new here and wasn’t sure if I should use the picture? I’ve never written a Shadorma until today. Thank you so much for a great challenge!

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    • Paloma
      November 21, 2015

      Hello there 🙂
      Yes, you can use any of the pictures here that inspire you. Or you may use your own – the choice is yours.
      Glad you like the challenge – good to see you here 🙂

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  10. julespaige
    November 22, 2015

    Perhaps not stellar but all inclusive? 🙂
    Brilliant Art

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