Featuring cherita!

April 23, 2019

Ekphrastic April 2019, Day 23: "Old Grandmother"

"Old Grandmother" (1886) by Eva Fredrika Bonnier [1857-1909].

my granny

as a child I would look
up into her animated face

today, I paint her from
the same angle to make her
appear larger than life

© Diane Mayr, all rights reserved.

A cherita is a haiku-like poem of three stanzas that tells a "story." The first stanza is one line and sets the scene. Stanza two is two lines, stanza three is three lines. A cherita terbalik is a cherita with the order of the stanzas rearranged.

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