little lark in flight
such a wondrous sight
giving my heart cause for pause
her joy makes its mark
her little wings arc
as she swoops, ascends and soars

song cheerfully bright
her high trills just right
spreading joy and hope, because
she can light the dark
igniting a spark
lightens our daily chores


when the sun shines bright
my life feels alright
joy dulls unhealthy urges
all tasks completed
doubts now defeated
creativity emerges

emerges with might
keen to fly my kite
play naturally purges
fears now depleted
gratitude greeted
true loving kindness surges

two for the price of one, couldn’t resist it once I got into the flow!

© 2021

Aloueta was created by Jan Turner, consists of two or more stanzas of 6 lines each, (12 lines or more)
with the following set rules: Syllabic: 5/5/7/5/5/7 Rhyme Scheme:  aabccb
The form name is a French word meaning ‘skylark’ or larks that fly high, the association to the lark’s song being appropriate for the musical quality of this form.

Larks are symbolic of joy, hope, and laughter. These birds start singing with the sunrise, scattering brightness and warmth in the world with their cheerful songs. However, the crescent present on their breast also connects them to the Moon and, hence, femininity.

Crested lark – from Pexels

weekly prompt: untried poetry forms


      • Aww thanks! The past month has been good. Today has been hard seeing an upcoming date and now just need to process it and come okay with it.
        How have you been? I was trying to find if you had update posts on where you’re living etc…

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        • use photos from here regularly but no need to update … am in my forever home and they will only take me out in a coffin, not planning that anytime soon 🙂

          ALso sold my tiny home after 18 months on the market, huge relief and the lady loves it 🙂


  1. What a beautiful poem about the lark flight and song, Kate .
    It makes me nostalgic too because in my area with very large fields and enlarged roads, larks become rare . I loved so much to see and hear them.
    Love ❤

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  2. Amazing and uplifting…the photo of the lark and your poem! 🙂
    I bird watch every day…they bring me joy and laughter. From the tiniest humming bird to the biggest hawk or crow and every size bird in between! 🙂
    (((HUGS))) 🙂

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  3. Kate, I enjoyed your poetry, and the bonus verses made it even better. My writing has been in overdrive the past couple of weeks so my busy pen has crafted a surplus of work. Thanks for sharing your gifts as they inspire other writers such as myself. Blessings to you this week.

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    • thanks Val, I wrote the second poem first then once I had feel for the style I felt it deserved another go … had to link it to the lark 🙂


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