Cherita: Angst

Susan Marie Shuman

SusanWritesPrecise/Susan Marie Shuman

Cherita (pronounced CHAIR-rita) is a short verse that tells a story. It was created by ai li, UK poet and artist.  The Cherita is: a hexastich, a 6 line narrative poem made up of 3 separate strophes. Learn more at ThotPurge. 


Young, bewildered monk

 

second-guessing himself

as the rains begin

 

A dragonfly

alights on his arm—

he squashes it

 

SusanWritesPrecise

 

10 Comments on “Cherita: Angst”

  1. Thank you, i’ll take a look.

    Well it is similar to haiku, it is just a narrative form while haiku is more a “living snapshot” but i see the same feeling! I’ll start writing cherita too i guess XD

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