Of Shooting Sunbeams


Enjoy the poem, read the Pantoum explanation, the lady not just an entertaining poet but a taut teacher as well. Thanks, Yassy.

yaskhan

I watch sunbeams dance on a turquoise sea
Alabaster clouds swirl round the golden sun
The sunlight warms and invigorates me
Watching tasseled shadows is so much fun.

Alabaster clouds swirl round the golden sun
Melting azure waves stretch out on the shore
Meandering warm sands, naked toes burn
On varnished sea shells, tales of ocean lore.

Melting azure waves stretch out on the shore
Lavender skies arch over beaming waves
On zephyr's back sunning themselves birds soar
In sun-lit sparkling seas fishes play.

Lavender skies arch over beaming waves
The sunlight warms and invigorates me
In sun-lit sparkling seas fishes play
I watch sunbeams dance on a turquoise sea.




#Pantoum
The pantoum is a poetic form derived from the pantun, a Malay form:specifically from the pantun berkait, a series of interwoven quartains.

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