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Experiments in Lanturne poetry, a relative new form for me accompanied by my photos.  The idea behind a lanturne poem is that you have 1 syllable, then 2 then 3 then 4 then back to 1 taking the form of a Japanese lantern hence the name.  I would love to hear which ones work best for you.

Photo of blue, red and white flowers (petunias) in baskets between Chester's Roman ampitheatre and Chester's wall and gate

Blessing Lanturne Poem Image: Chester, July 2014 © Michelle Sherlock

God

Blesses

Every day

In a new way

Now

Change Lanturne poem and image of Michelle Sherlock wearing a read and white sweetheart neckline dress outside against green and red landscape

Change Lanturne Poem and Image © Michelle Sherlock 2014

Now

Is all

I can change

So begin with

Me

Photo of light streaming through hedge archway across fields

New Mercies Lanturne poem and image © Michelle Sherlock 2014

New

Every

Morning His

Compassions fail

Not

Chester Racecourse, thousands of people, funfair, horses

Pray Lanturne Poem & Image: Chester Races © Michelle Sherlock 2014

Pray

Like there

Is no lack

For abundance

Flows

Photo of playing fields with cotton wool cloud effect and bright sunlight heading towards dush

Hearing Lanturne poem and image © Michelle Sherlock July 2014

God

In a

Still small voice

A whispered

Shout

© Michelle Sherlock © Looking4GodToday 2014

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