That flicker in the
spaces between quivered breaths
calls to me on quilted nights.
Like stars collected
in a jar of lidless hopes,
each dark sky births want of you.
© 2013 Jennifer Wagner
This is my attempt at a Sedoka for dVerse Form for All: The Princess’ Poem to her Secret Love. Poet and host Samuel Peralta has invited us to try this rare form of unrhymed Japanese poetry consisting of two tercets with a scheme of 5-7-7 and 5-7-7 syllables.