sun enlightens day

glitterati of bright stars

recoups verve at night

led by charismatic moon

nature balances life with grace

an inspiration to seek


This is Bussokusekika Poetry – a pattern of 5-7-5-7-7-7. It is a Japanese form of poetry consisting of a Tanka poem with an extra phrase of seven added at the end.

Linked to Weekly poetry challenge #88 hosted by Ramblingsofawriter where Elsie has challenged us to write any form of poetry using words “balance” and “grace”.