changes nearby

bygone makes way for now

answers purpose questions

reasons brewing



words – past and present

using Badger’s Hexastich form

  • a poem in 6 lines.
  • syllabic, 2-4-6-6-4-2.
  • unrhymed, optional rising and falling end-words


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About Eugenia

“I would rather be amongst forest animals and the sound of nature, than amongst city traffic and the noise of man.” Anthony D. Williams.
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  1. “Begone makes way for now” PROFOUND!

  2. Powerfully penned to another new poetry form\1 Well done! 🙂 <3

  3. I like the 3rd line–“bygone” really doesn’t have much choice but to make way for “now” 🙂

  4. This is beautifully done Eugenia

  5. “answers purpose questions”…very profound, Eugenia.

  6. Reblogged this on Fae Corps Inc.

  7. Yep – liked this … 🤗

  8. Your piece reminds me of the current political climate (at least in the US).
    The present is going gung-ho, while the past that shouldn’t be forgotten, still brews –
    depending on who is looking, with or without success.

    • Yep! It definitely depends on whos looking and listening, and who will be responsible for their actions. Thank you for commenting.

  9. Franci, what a fabulous message. I like the brevity of this form. With fewer syllables, we have to find the perfect word. You certainly did! <3

  10. Amazing writings. loved it❤️😊

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