Disillusioned | ZaniLa Rhyme Poetry Form

We are so lost in our techno-crazy solitude that we don’t realize how much we are suffocating the very earth we walk on. Here’s a ZaniLa Rhyme for Prose for Thought and A to Z Challenge

What is ZaniLa Rhyme?
The ZaniLa Rhyme is an interesting, modern repeating form. This form was created by Laura Lamarca, and consists of at least 3, 4 line stanzas. The rhyme scheme for each stanza is the same as Long Measure,
a. b. (c1. c2.) b.
Instead of being Iambic Tetrameter it has a syllable count of 9. 7. (9.) 9.
Line 3 is a Repeating Line, which contains an internal rhyme and is repeated in each alternate stanza as in the first stanza. Each even stanza line contains the same line but with the two parts of the internal rhyme swapped. There is no maximum poem length, minimum length is 3 stanza.

Relishing flavors of silver dust
gibbous moon peeps through shadows
looking all stout, enveloped by cloud
wondering if the world will ever know?

Cancerous vapors float all around
gizmo lights would blind them soon,
enveloped by cloud, looking all stout,
Will it again hear the bluebirds croon?

It mocks their disillusioned life,
cluttered with brick-layered dreams,
looking all stout, enveloped by cloud,
afar horizon attempts to gleam.

Don’t Miss out on previous poetry types
Day 1 – A for Acrostic                                       
Day 2 – B for Blitz   
Day 3 – C for CinqTroisDecaLaRhyme                    
Day 4 – D For Diamente  
Day 5 – E for Essence                                       
Day 6 – F for Florette 
Day 7 – G for Ghazal 
Day 8 – H for Haiku 
Day 9 – I for Inverted Refrain 
Day 10 – J for Joseph Star
Day 11 – K for Kyrielle 
Day 12 – L for Lanturne 
Day 13 – M for Minute Poetry
Day 14 – N  for Nove Otto
Day 15 – O for Octelle
Day 16 – P for Palindrome
Day 17 – Q for Quatrain
Day 18 – R for Rictameter 
Day 19 – S for Shape Poetry
Day 20 – T for Trifall   
Day 21 – U for U, yes U
Day 22 – V for Villanelle 
Day 23 – W for Wrapped Refrain
Day 24 – X for X 
Day 25 – Y for Yuefu

poem about pollution - ZaniLa poetry form
ZaniLa Poetry Form – poem about pollution

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