Wednesday, November 28, 2012

New Poem: Ghazal of the Nazirim

After completing my review of Dwarf Stars 2012 which contains two "ghazals," Star Ghazal by Holly Jensen and The World's Scriptures by Gene Doty, that do not strictly follow the rules of the form, I decided to try my hand at writing one.  Ghazal of the Nazirim is the result of this self-imposed challenge.  Mine follows all the rules of the form--it really wasn't that difficult.  "Righteous and just" make my refrain--which is all I will say here until the poem is published--perhaps as a foreword to one of my Songs of Eretz novels...

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