Jue Ju

The Sunday Challenge at Real toads is for writing a quatrain in the ancient Chinese from known as the Jue Ju.  In its English form, it has four lines that may be unrhymed or couplets.  Each line has five words, and its subject is suggestive of erotic love.

The crescent moon brightly smiles

Looking down upon our love

As her silver light wanes

Our passion grows in intensity

Be sure to visit Real Toads for more poetry.

Advertisements

13 thoughts on “Jue Ju

  1. Building this around the moon’s smile is inspired, Teresa, and the waning and waxing fit perfectly. Great photo, too.

I love to hear from you, so please leave a comment. If you are having problems leaving a comment Wordpress has made changes to require you to log into your Wordpress or Gravatar account associated with the e-mail address. You can try a different e-mail address, or I have enabled people to leave a comment without an e-mail address. Sorry for any inconvenience because I love hearing from you and want to make it as easy as possible for you to communicate with me.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s