Pain (A Sedoka)

by Anne Sikes

Intense horrid pain

My body screams in anguish

Mind buried in a thick fog


Where did you come from?

Turn back around and leave me.

You were not invited here.


The Sedoka is an unrhymed poem made up of two three-line katauta with the following 
syllable counts: 5/7/7, 5/7/7.  A Sedoka, pair of katauta as a single poem, may address the 
same subject from differing perspectives.

Katauta is an unrhymed three-line poem the following syllable counts: 5/7/7.


About Anne Sikes

"But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us." (2 Cor. 4:7) Sharing the journey through daily thoughts and struggles, examination of Scripture, poetry, music and art.
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4 Responses to Pain (A Sedoka)

  1. cclody says:

    Hard to “like”..but you know what I mean. Praying for you Anne.
    His Peace,

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