Winged Vanity: Day 20

Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt challenges us to write a ghazal. But I’ve already done this in day one of the marathon, and since I don’t like to repeat myself, I’m doing something else. It’s still a given form, though. Here’s my take on a unique type of Japanese poetry, the Gogyōka.


[vanitas vanitatum by Jan Sanders Van Hemessen, via]

Gogyōka of Wings
by Kalyiel

Pigeons feel their way
Through the gorged foliage
My mind wanders
To the doubtful corner
Where drunken souls fly.

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