Last week I threw out a challenge to write a sept poem on the theme of hands and using the detail from the Arnolfini portait as inspiration.
Here are the poems you sent in, a string of pearls.
First and second, nicely balanced pieces, came from Kris the Bard
All too soon
We grow older
Next a lovely inspirational poem from Ali Isaac
Hand and go
I’ll be your guide
Then Harriet Goodchild’s beautiful verse
Love’s sweet embrace
Rivrvlogr has given his philosophical sept a title: Offering
To read Peter Bouchier’s poem: Clap, just nip over to his blog.
Elusive Trope, the instigator of all this sent this moving and erudite poem.
Next one, defiant and emphatic, is from Manpreet
Tight what my
Hands fail to. I
The Secret Keeper has gone into this challenge with all guns blazing and a set of three poems.
Kat Myrman also produced a trilogy
And TJParis added this little gem before the list closed.
My true love
And in my palm
You will find
Thank you all for joining in the fun of trying out this form which is certainly new to me. They are all splendid little poems, so bravo everybody.
Tomorrow I will post a new theme, so if you fancy having another go at a Sept poem, don’t miss it!