Captivity

It’s been a busy week. Therefore, I haven’t been able to write a blog post with which I was happy enough to put out today.

But do not despair!

I thought it would be nice to share a little fifty-word story of mine that was featured on Fiftywordstories.com a little while back. I wrote it for this blog when I was just starting out and didn’t have much of a following.

I hope you enjoy it.

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Erosion

The river assuaged
It’s hunger,
Years cut through limestone.


For anyone interested in this form, which is quite similar to a haiku (though poses a different challenge), this is known as the Kelly Lune. A variation of the Lune created and popularised by the poet Robert Kelly.

After much experimentation, he settled on a 13-syllable, self-contained poem that has 5 syllables in the first line, 3 syllables in the second line, and 5 syllables in the final line.