12 Degrees & Skiving

what began as year-long challenge has become perpetual until further notice

• Week 28 • Triolet •

A Silver Torc in the British Museum

Whose was the hand that rendered the torc,
who chased the silver and etched the elm?
It was pulled from the ground near the horse made of chalk
its truth lies now with the secretive hawk,
its legend lies still in the stance of the stork
who leafs through the myths of the minnow’s realm.
Whose was the hand that rendered the torc
Chased the silver and etched the elm?

The triolet is an 8-line tight, short and cinched-in rhyming poem. Similar to a pantoum it uses the repetition of lines.

Tell me wotcha reckon

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on July 22, 2012 by in Poetic forms, Triolet and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , .

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,102 other followers


poems, prose and pathways

Dasha Maiorova

Writer | Artist

A Ciência em tudo

Fatos e Curiosidades sobre a natureza e tecnologia

James Radcliffe

Meditations on Art and Life


"per l' allegria il pianeta nostro è poco attrezzato. Bisogna strappare la gioia ai giorni futuri "

the poet's billow

a resource for moving poetry

Two Twitch A Tale

Linking collage work to the meaning of personal and universal symbols.

At Home in Florence: Italian Renovations

This is my adventurous story about buying, designing, and renovating homes in ITALY

%d bloggers like this: