Posted in Poetry, sijo

the catastrophes of living

Gary Todd. PLA Relief Work After Sichuan Earthquake.
(Public Domain)

Ronovan Writes Sijo Wednesday Poetry Challenge #20. Use PRIDE as your inspiration this week.

self-respect and assurance
        are tempered by vast unknowns
the world around us changes
        from one "earthquake" to the next
we cannot speak with certainty
        without digging up the facts

© lizl bennefeld, 2022-07-31.


Poet, photo artist, retired academic style editor/consultant. Member, Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA).

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