Weekly Smile 84 #weeklysmile

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On this day and age, I’d say thanks
To big and small things I received
Giving me light when it is dark

Being able to climb the mountain
See what’s wise and what isn’t wise
On this day and age, I’d say thanks

To have my family and health
To be able to travel, too
To big and small things I received

The sun shines, birds sing, flowers bloom
Thanking God for all His blessing
Giving me light when it is dark*

(c) ladyleemanila 2017

* Cascade, a form created by Udit Bhatia, is all about receptiveness, but in a smooth cascading way like a waterfall. The poem does not have any rhyme scheme; therefore, the layout is simple. Say the first verse has three lines. Line one of verse one becomes the last line of verse two. To follow in suit, the second line of verse one becomes the last line of verse three. The third line of verse one now becomes the last line of verse four, the last stanza of the poem. See the structure example below:

a/b/c, d/e/A, f/g/B, h/i/C

DOOR Template Instructions

(5) Words: | AGE | SEE | DARK | WISE | CLIMB |

So, what made you smile this week?

For: Weekly Smile 84 #weeklysmile, Weekly Writing Prompt #101

Also for: Nurt Thurs – Return to Childhood, #ThreeThingsThursday – What made me smile this week…, TToT – 8/11/17

#Bathwater Ten Things of Thankful

18 thoughts on “Weekly Smile 84 #weeklysmile

  1. Cool lemme try! (lol)

    A TToT post, both simple and graceful
    Thoughts looking back over time
    Gratitude found in the large and the small

    Rules are few to guide our efforts
    We share small parts of our lives
    A TToT post, both simple and graceful

    Words marking people, places and things
    Gratitude for them the common thread
    Thoughts looking back over time

    Ten Things, not a great number
    The feelings they spread among the others welcomed
    Gratitude found in the large and the small

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