Tag Archives: Micro-poetry

Seashell Ears

Written for:  The Twiglets #24, “delicate ears” On her seashell shaped ears, the little girl wore tiny studs of ocean blue.   https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Stiff

Written for:  The Twiglets – “his hair was shorter” Stiff as a billboard. She wanted him to step into life, let his hair down for once. Next time she saw him, his hair was shorter.  She moved on. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Fortune Cookie

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Share a poem or try using a fortune cookie message.  (Imagined by Marian) You are older today than you were yesterday. No lucky number for you; cannot afford to gamble. http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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Musical

Written for:  The Twiglets #22 – the house sings bluejays and robins ’round my windows– house musical  

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Soupish

Written for:  The Twiglets #21, something soupish His spoon stood straight up in a sea green bowl. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Temperament

Written for:  The Twiglets, “sour and dark” Her sour temperament left a dark spot on his heart. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/  

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Under Streetlight

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Micro Poetry~Streetlight Rain The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines (but you may write in fewer than 10 lines all the way down to … Continue reading

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Steadfast Moon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads “And The Moon” – micro poetry The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines (but you may write in fewer than 10 lines all the … Continue reading

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Folding Chairs

Written for:  The Twiglets – folding chairs Hard metal, cold folding chairs arranged at kid’s table whenever company came. Never comfortable. Folding tray tables, also popular in my childhood, were easily purchased provided you could sit for hours pasting green stamps … Continue reading

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Socks

Written for the Twiglets, Twiglet #5 – Cold Radiator Snow-soaked socks hang from a cold radiator, ice crystals remain on toes. Where will I put my mittens to dry? “A twiglet is a short phrase. Or a word. Maybe two. … Continue reading

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