Waking in the Night (Troiku)

I have been intrigued lately by a form of poetry that Tournesol from Traces of the Soul and Tournesol Dans Un Jardin has been writing.  (See Courting Moon.)  The style is a new form of Haiku called Troiku that was developed by Chevrefeuilles.

In this style, there is a three lined Haiku that is the base of the poem.  The author then creates a separate Haiku using each of the base lines.

Here is my first attempt at writing a Troiku!

 

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Waking in the night

dreaming about Sanskrit

It’s time to blog!

 

Waking in the night

Raindrops falling

Mind on overdrive

 

Dreaming about Sanskrit

Will I ever learn?

Yes!

 

It’s time to blog!

Ideas rolling in

Can sleep another day!

 

 

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22 thoughts on “Waking in the Night (Troiku)

  1. Thanks for sharing this info about the Toiku! I’ve never heard of this but am keen now to give it a try. I love short forms of poetry. Your poem about waking in the night is lovely – so familiar to me! sometimes it is difficult to ‘switch off’ when there is a lot happening in our lives. Have a great day. Karuna. 🙂

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  2. Sorry Karuna I accidentally pasted a blog link on my comment above! I am working on my ipad as my computer is not working and it’s so tricky – I touched the screen to post the comment and pasted the link there! 😁

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