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Monday, 23 April 2018

Timeless ties: Tetractys (Letters from the soul #20)


Some 
people
touch our lives
with such bright hues
they cannot be wiped from our existence.
Their imprints deepen in our soul daily
like roots of trees
cobalt dyes
timeless
ties.

© Purba Chakraborty 
23.04.2018

Note: This is a Double Tetractys. Tetractys is a poetic form invented by Ray Stebbing, consisting of at least 5 lines with the syllable count of 1,2,3,4,10. 
Double Tetractys consists of 10 lines and follows the syllable count of 1,2,3,4,10,10,4,3,2,1. This poetry form is used to express a complete thought within the mentioned syllable count. 

8 comments:

  1. some people touch our lives with bright hues that cant be wiped.. so true.. few really make a turning point in our life.

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  2. Wonderful poetic style. It looks like a triangle. Great going, dear.
    Sayanti from http://sayantideb.com/talsari-odisha/

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  3. Hari OM
    It makes a wonderful graphic as a whole, as well as painting perfectly in its phrasing... YAM xx

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  4. Wow! This is a unique form of poetry. And you have done total justice to it.

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  5. You are undoubtedly one such special person for me dear Purba, it’s immaterial how much we talk or that we haven’t yet met, stay blessed love 😘😊♥️

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  6. This is so beautiful, esp, Their imprints deepen in our soul daily and how it deepens into timeless ties. The form and the poetry so well done :)

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  7. Indeed. And again, beautifully penned down. Also, I loved this form of poetry.

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