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The Bell Tolls – a Wayra by Paul Vincent Cannon

At dVerse Grace is hosting Poetry Form with an invitation to write a Wayra, a short poetry form (five lines 5-7-7-6-8) non-rhyming. The Wayra is a popular form from Peru and Bolivia (you can learn more by clicking on the link to dVerse below).

dVerse Poets – Poetry Form – The Wayra

Photo: Bernhard_Staerck at pixabay.com

“Free yourself from any load that impedes you.” Charmaine J. Forde

The Bell Tolls

Peal a ding, ding, dong,
when the sonorous brass bongs
what do I need to put down,
heavy weight title mine,
suffocating leaden deadweight.


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