General Poetry posted February 20, 2011

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Birth of a gem

Ocean Gem

by Minglement

~ ~ ~

fractious grain of sand
chafing, irritating host
nature's creation
thus mystically evolving 
ocean's jewel offered up

~ ~ ~

Tanka Poetry Contest contest entry


Contest Rules - Tanka is a form of poetry with a specific syllable count. It contains five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7).

The creation of a pearl, a miraculous process. Thanks to MinoYasue for another magnificent art piece to accompany my poem, and to you for reading
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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