Monthly Archives: June 2017

No More Blood

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~War and Peace

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Mind Betrayal

Written for:  Poetic Asides #399 – Write a betrayal poem. Her words betrayed her mind by leaving her mouth as unintentional nonsense. Saddest part-her frustration. She knew her words were wrong.

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“A Cool Verandah

  Written for:  The Twiglets #30 – “a cool verandah” On a sultry summer night What could be cooler than sleeping out on a verandah     https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/2017/06/27/twiglet-30/#comments  

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Mirror

Written for:  Haiku Horizons:  “mirror” in the mirror water-colored woman, vague without my glasses https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Are You Taken?

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #305 Words:  drunk, sheer, blink, single, snatch, curve, spun, tattered, lash, rooted, dust, sly  You sly devil with your curved black lashes, and sheer ocean blue eyes. Are you single, or have you been … Continue reading

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When Holidays Change

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – MTB–How to Write a Villanelle  (posted by Frank) Hello, this is Frank Hubeny. Today’s form is the villanelle. Colin Lee used this form in a poem last month which gave me the idea to focus … Continue reading

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colors to inspire

Written for:  Carpe Diem Theme Week:  The Songs of Milarepa (1) Intro Milarepa is one of the most widely known Tibetan Saints. In a superhuman effort, he rose above the miseries of his younger life and with the help of … Continue reading

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Unity

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Yoga You may be contemplative, humorous or sarcastic. It would be lovely if you could include the word ‘yoga’ in your lines. You may even dwell on the literal meaning of the word ‘Yoga’ which … Continue reading

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The Beetle

Written for:  Poetic Asides #398 – Write a bug poem. Bug-eyed, insincere smile, he resembles a cartoon beetle. His voice needles me, gets under my skin like shivers of creepy, crawling fingers. Lingers after he has finished speaking. Wish he … Continue reading

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Iron Me Out

Written for:  The Twiglets #28:  “wrinkled linen” No fuss, no muss, no iron, no worries over wrinkled linen.   https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/2017/06/13/twiglet-28/  

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