sunrise’s blinding light
beaming like transient lovers
dancing through the night.
night and day marry
as distant lovebirds’ weary
to be or not to be.
be like a mother
loves near or far no other
as we all wish it.
II. Aishwarya’s prompt guidelines
• Write a Chain Verse using at least 3 Haikus;
• Use the word “mother” in your poem
• 17 syllables (5-7-5 per line) or less (preferably between 8-12);
• Include a seasonal reference;
• Typically written on the subject of nature;
• In the present tense;
• Compare or contrast two different images as juxtapositions;
• No need for capital letters, except for proper nouns
• A poetic technique in which the poet uses the last syllable of a line and repeats it as the first syllable of the line following;
• Although the syllable is repeated, it carries a different meaning.