The Rondelet went down a storm! Must have been relief after the Ghazal. Thank you all for your poetry, once again so diverse and frankly beautiful.
Kat obviously likes summer storms.
Summer Storm – A Rondelet | like mercury colliding…
A gentle threat in Lady Lee’s poem.
Poetry challenge #45: Summer storm – Rondelet – ladyleemanila
Sarah—you can pick out the ones whose imagination has a fantastical bent…
Summer storm, a rondelet for Jane Dougherty | fmme writes poems
Another first timer, Grammy’s poem looks to the brighter days after the darkness.
Matthew with the storm as metaphor. Very dark but effective.
Poetry challenge #45: Rondelet | Twisted Roads of Madness
Unlike Kat, I’d say Kim does not relish being caught out in a storm—menacing.
No Place to Hide – writing in north norfolk
A first contribution from Imelda with a poem about imminent treachery.
SUMMER STORM (a Rondelet) – MY WALL
Sue’s trio of rondelets is truly magnificent, running the gamut of emotions.
Summer storm | Sue Vincent – Daily Echo
I like the way Ken uses the refrain in the same way as the refrain in a triolet, to slightly twist the meaning, leaving us with the impression that a message has been imparted.
Summer Storm | rivrvlogr
Anita’s poem is in a very classical mode, to suit the formal rhythm of the rondelet.
Summer Scolds – As it Comes
Sri makes the distinction between the benefits of rain and the destructivepower of the storm.
Kerfe with a superb pictorial assembly of phrases.
Summer Storm | method two madness
Merril’s storm is a delicate series of dance steps.
Rain Dance | Yesterday and today: Merril’s historical musings
Helen’s evocation pinpoints the sensation of cool rain on hot skin that comes with summer storms.
Poetry Challenge #45 – Summer Storm | Journey To Ambeth
Janice’s storm is the prelude to a real outpouring of life.
Summer storm: when it rains it pours – Ontheland
In the first of Tricia’s poems she seems undecided as to whether she welcomes the storm or not. The second one is the clincher—after the storm, there’s hope.
Summer Storm – Creative State of Mind
Damien’s poem also has an apocalyptic feel to it—our own fault this time.
Louise’s storm is straight out of the Apocalypse. Why am I not surprised?
Wicked Storm – Fantasy Raconteur
Leara’s poem is about another sensation brought by the storm—a remembered odour.
That was quite a list, and quite a collection of fine poems! Thank you all for contributing, and I hope you’ll join in with the next challenge posted tomorrow.