My Take – #TANKA TUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 214, #THEMEPROMPT #DIATELLE

The prompt for this week is DREAMS. I’ve decided to try the diatelle again.

The syllable count is: 1/2/3/4/6/8/10/12/10/8/6/4/3/2/1, but unlike an etheree, has a set rhyme pattern of abbcbccaccbcbba.

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What is a Dream

dreams

yearning

returning

symbolism

wild and nonconforming

subconscious adventurism

quirky whimsy blissful mysticism

romanticism switches to ugly extremes

abandoned and tortured barbarism

authoritarianism

stifled disconcerting

narcissism

questioning

burning

schemes

~RuthScribbles