Poetry, Structured Poetic Form

Truth Is Paramount (poem)


“Tell all the truth, but tell it slant…”

the secrets of the night,
weaved in perfection whilst I slumbered
wrapped in a blanket of his threadbare devotion…
spreading too thinly his gold phrases
the charm of a wordsmith
brave against illusion
arising from his web of deceit
dripping molten loyalty, faithfulness and truth…
leaving integrity in his wake
then we arise in Light,

Poet’s Note:
The epigraph is from an Emily Dickinson poem.

The structured poetry form is a Triquain, created by Shelley A. Cephas. It is a poem with several creative variances and can be a rhyming or non-rhyming verse. My poem above is variation of a Triquain Swirl. Triquain and Triquain Swirls are always centered.

Shared on http://dversepoets.com/ 4.9.13


8 thoughts on “Truth Is Paramount (poem)”

Leave a Comment

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s