BJ’s Shadorma & Beyond – Poetweet – February 28, 2015

Jen, thank you for introducing my poetweet to your readers.

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Hello everyone!  This is Jen again, greeting you from BJ’s Shadorma & Beyond.  Thank you for participating in last week’s challenge!  I hope you enjoyed Bastet’s Fibonacci!

For this week you have the choice of writing a shadorma(a non-rhyming six-line poem in 3/5/3/3/7/5), or a “poetweet“.

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Poetweet is simple to explain – but less simple to construct.  “Poetweet” is a free verse poem constructed with *exactly* 140 characters.  That number *includes* punctuation and line breaks.   (Hence the “tweet” portion of the name.  “Tweets” in “Twitter” can be no longer than 140 characters.)

I was introduced to Poetweet by thotpurge.  Please visit the author – Rajani has a wonderful perspective and has given us permission to share this poetweet:

See us,
tiny pieces
in a giant kaleidoscope,
turning,
tumbling,
forming exquisite patterns
of incoherent magnificence.
Until a mirror breaks.

(c) thotpurge

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One thought on “BJ’s Shadorma & Beyond – Poetweet – February 28, 2015

  1. Thank you for allowing us to share this form with our readers — it is quite a challenge — and it will be exciting to see what poetry this form inspires 🙂

    All the best to you —
    Jen

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