lost summer – – shadorma

summer’s lost

sunlit joy swallowed

by long nights

cold and dry

we scratch frozen earth—magma

shudders deep within


©️2017 Ontheland

Shadorma November hosted by Along the Interstice is coming to a close, but it is not too late to read more shadormas or to try writing one. The form is syllabic: 3-5-3-3-7-5.

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