Poetry Challenge 2017 #7 – Ninefold Style

This is the seventh week of the challenge in the year 2017! The following poem is a “ninefold poem.” This is a style of poem I created last year. It is defined by having three stanzas each with three lines and nine syllables. The first stanza must represent the aspect of body; it can be visceral and evoke the five senses. The second stanza must represent the aspect of mind; it can be about thoughts and perceptions. The final stanza must represent the aspect of spirit;it should evoke emotion or some concept of the supernatural realm.

Please follow these additional brief rules:
1. Add “ninefold” as a tag.
2. Link back to the challenge
3. I’ll link you in next week’s challenge.

Starlit

Blanketed above in the night sky
Like diamonds piercing the veil of black
Starlit is the path I now follow

At the cosmic vast I find wonder
Like a child I travel between them
Imagining life among the stars

My ascendant journey euphoric
Heart soaring beyond the speed of light
Heaven found along the starlit path

Last Week’s Entries

Frank Hubeny – The Enchantress Offers The Prince A Rose 

The Hut – Chinky Eyes 

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About ninefolddragon

I am a self-proclaimed writer, spiritualist, and warrior. My primary writings are poetry and essays that evoke elemental visualization and are written in honor of the sacred feminine.
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2 Responses to Poetry Challenge 2017 #7 – Ninefold Style

  1. Pingback: Morning – Poetry, Short Prose and Walking

  2. frankhubeny says:

    I linked a poem “Morning” with a cat metaphor for the body, waking from dreams for the mind, and a weaving with the grace of daily routines for the spirit.

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