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A sestina is a highly structured form of poetry consisting of six six-line stanzas and a three-line envoy (thirty-nine lines), but there is more to a sestina. What is sestina in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member Delusion
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion - Jim Rohn Without meaning, your mind may portray delusion, so some search for answers to end this illusion. Is it that simple to cleanse a life from confusion? When...Read the rest...
Categories: analogy, philosophy, truth,
Form: Sestina



Premium Member Yen for zen
Those practicing Tantra urge us to celebrate, albeit in an aspect of childlike trust and surrender, whilst Buddhists lay emphasis on emptiness, essentially negating play of aversion and desire and as for fundamentalists, lost in the scriptures, lost in labyrinths...Read the rest...
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Divine Magnetism
I feel it in the hush of twilight's gentle glow, where spiritual shadows dance in whispers. An intangible force, unseen yet sincere. A magnetism from realms where ego dies. A profound vision influencing my mind. A divine devotion connecting my...Read the rest...
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Feeling not thinking
What we affirm now, has been said before but know dear soul, the word is not the thing and so shifting from thinking to feeling, being a melding of head with the heart, in staid silence, negating all knowing, ego...Read the rest...
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Sestina
A Sestina on old growth forests
Old growth forests are a sight to behold Humans wiping them out makes me angry Politicos who support this can go to...Read the rest...
Categories: anxiety, nature,
Form: Sestina



Premium Member That Was Then, This is Now
Your paradigm's a relic and yes, a plea from data's cemetery While I sculpt luminaries on screens a sable sea. "Company loyalty!" a myth spun in your reverie. But AI forges kingdoms in ephemeral memory. Survival's a mosaic the...Read the rest...
Categories: dad, daughter, father daughter,
Form: Sestina
Ink And Paper Will Do
In a dim-lit room where shadows linger, I sit alone, with pen in hand, Seeking solace in the ink's embrace. The paper waits, blank and serene, A canvas for my thoughts to flow, A refuge from the chaos outside. Ink spills...Read the rest...
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sestina
A Time to Reflect
In the silent solace of the shimmering night, Where moonbeams dance and stars ignite, I sit solitary, amid memories' might, A time to reflect, in the pale moonlight. Regrets, like ripples in a tranquil pond, Echo softly, as dreams beyond Fade...Read the rest...
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sestina
United Triumph of India - The pride behind
In bustling cities where dreams take flight, Amidst the chaos, people strive and sway, A tapestry of faces, colors bright, Unity in diversity, a sight divine, In every heart, a love beyond compare. In boardrooms where deals are made, economy's...Read the rest...
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member The Diversity Of Dialect
Anything of substance now silent, no nuance in bony dialect; Floundering in a devoid ocean we are starving for fluid language; Razor thin cuts painful and shallow banal waters lack diversity; Uninspired without diversity collaboration’s fallen silent; Sand bar bellows...Read the rest...
Categories: earth, emotions, humanity, language,
Form: Sestina
Qoheleth
Qoheleth The now generation passes away; one enters All the while, the Earth doth abideth forever. The Sun comes up, the Sun goes down– Arise! The Winds whirl South to North and then...Read the rest...
Categories: age, analogy, angel, jesus,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Bliss in permanence
In joy we jive, since we’re alive but happiness soon yields to pain, so we cling to concepts of God, that our heart may receive solace but where lies bliss in permanence, entwined with light of Self within? We begin going...Read the rest...
Categories: god, joy,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Release
Ripples intrude in silence without cause, strange since serpentine desire spirals rest, so in witness mode, from our heart abode, awareness self-aware, just looking on, flows in and out of these dream forms with ease, relinquishing thought that’s ego begot. Attached...Read the rest...
Categories: freedom, spiritual,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Idle musings
We feel within, magnetic heat, gripping us in meditation and as rapture within us grows, false identity falls away, whence we reclaim our inner light, here and now, in the waking state. No doubt at first, fear forms yet bait but with...Read the rest...
Categories: i am, joy, light,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member There is no one here
The seeker who seeks does not exist but to begin with, this truth is not known, so being accustomed to needless striving, the earth entity begins its God search quest, searching high and low, yet negating the light that lies...Read the rest...
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Sestina

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