Featuring cherita!

April 26, 2019

Ekphrastic April 2019, Day 26: "The Manicure"

"The Manicure" (1929) by Christopher Wood [1901-1930].


she has a ragged nail
that must be fixed--now

the only good light
is the desk where I read
my paper--just not today

© 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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