Waves in Silence

Waves in Silence

The voice of a wave
lapping on the shore
this night of no wind

Soothes like no wind
nor rolling wave
on a familiar shore

On this foreign shore
with nary a trace of wind
and a voice in each wave

The calm of a lapping wave stroking the shore speaks more than any wind


This is my response to Jane Dougherty’s Poetry Challenge #10:  Tritina
Tritina ~ a poem with three three-line stanzas and a fourth stanza of one line
~ the same three end words used in the first three stanzas, in this order in successive stanzas: 1,2,3; 3,1,2; 2,3,1
~ the last, one-line stanza using the three words in order – 1,2,3
The three words used here are wave, shore and wind (1,2,3)


7 thoughts on “Waves in Silence

  1. Pingback: Poetry challenge Tritina: the entries | Jane Dougherty Writes

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