Tag Archives: Wordle

The Worried Patient

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #311 Words:  chains, throat, surface, mixed, burst, nut, label, matter, punch, simmered, color, won Surface of her throat was the color of red fruit punch. Felt like rusty chains were being dragged over it. … Continue reading

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Snapshots Out of Order

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #310 Words:  surrender, follow, heat, scan, trip, archaic, bend, stitch, scent, sail, shine, sliver Slivers of shimmering heat shine and bend like archaic fun-house mirrors. Scan horizon where sails gleam, surrendering to flow of … Continue reading

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The Bashful Burglar

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #308 Words:  flees, mask, cream, need, digs, brutally, see, scorn, face, skin, storm, poet Masked man flees after brutal act. Storms woman’s digs, ashamed to show face, for fear folks will scorn his desperate … Continue reading

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The Stranger

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #306 Words:  village, hole, expect, quake, stranger, edges, own, wave, stone, swallow, tribe, spit Strangers were not expected in the village. Tribal elders owned land here. They feared outsiders, midnight riders, outbreaks of disease. … Continue reading

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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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Echo of Broken Words

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #304 Words:  whistle, prints, echo, thread, ring, apart, wheel, broken, gnaws, fall, touch Echo of your broken words rings in hollow tones, whistle-threads that tangle, and gnaw at my insides. Like a damaged wheel … Continue reading

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Light Enters Dark

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #303 Words:  water, ripple, shadow, touch within, ignite, walk, pin, trance, miracle, rancid Your rippling shadow on water touched a place within me- once rancid, filled with pin pricks- and ignited a whisper of … Continue reading

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Uncategorized

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #302 Words:  empty, mercy, bind, gift, forever, flighty, free, cost, sign, spare, jar, groove Do not care if jar is half empty or half full. Too free to be bound up in a category. … Continue reading

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Breakdown

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #301 Words:  season, seep, limb, crack, crimped, blues, breathe, cold, snapped, overlapping, stones, grass There’s a crimp in my life. I’m cracking, nerves snapping, cannot breathe. Anxiety seeps into my bones. I want to … Continue reading

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Grads

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #299 Words:  tassel, speakers, sign, orange, board, love, honor, line, drum, work, bouquet, interpret Commencement speakers domed in orange-tasseled hats, scan sign board for their names. They await announcement preceded by a drumroll. Eager … Continue reading

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