We

tend to

hear the things

we want to hear

completing the narratives in  our heads

-unwilling to consider other tales

for mortal fear

of showing

glaring

truth

©Vivian Zems

(#Tetractys)

Real Toads…Fussy Little Forms

The tetractys was invented by Ray Stebbings and is a five-line poem with 20 total syllables, in a lovely and balanced arrangement, like this: 1–2–3–4–10

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