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




10 thoughts

  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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