Heated


HEATED
— a diamante —

pleasure
physical emotional
loving arousing surrendering
joy bliss sadness sorrow
afflicting hurting abandoning
emotional physical
pain

2012-07-13
P. Wanken


Inspired by Tuesday Tryouts prompt to write a Diamante poem. I wrote my first one after several attempts, and had other ideas in mind, so I decided to give it another go. To read more about the Diamante, visit Margo Roby’s Wordgathering; I am also posting this for Day 9 of “100 Days of Summer.”

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6 comments

  1. I’m glad you tried another. You’re playing with the line breaks now and that adds a whole layer to a diamante when that happens. I discovered there’s more to diamantes than might be thought on first observation and that’s why I like to throw them into the mix.

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  2. It’s an interesting form–I like how it circles back to define the beginning–not sure if that’s part of it or not–I’ll have to check it out 🙂

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    1. The first line is a noun, with a chosen “opposite” as the last line. Then there’s a series “rules” for the lines in between that transition you from one to the other. There’s a step beyond what I’ve done…I haven’t gone to the “expansion” phase! 😉

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