Featuring cherita!

April 24, 2019

Elphrastic April, Day 24: "Pouring the Morning Coffee"

"Pouring the Morning Coffee" (1906) by Laurits Tuxen [1853-1927].

April morning

cat fed, children
nearly finished, too

breakfast's last duty
is to pour a cup of coffee
for no one else, but me

© 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.