Alphabet Meanies

Written for:  Poetic Asides #483 – “Write a name poem.  Insert someone’s name into the title of your poem. Or name drop someone in your poem. Of course, there are names of places, animals, and other things as well. Or maybe dive into the act of figuring out how to name something–a relationship, an event, or a child. Consider doing this and then NOT giving your poem a name. Have fun with it!”

A my name is Alice. I am filled with malice.
B my name is Bill. I can wield a drill.
C my name is Carol. Got you over a barrel.
D my name is Dan. Ya need a hit? I’m your man.
E my name is Edith. I am no one to mess with.
F my name is Fred, part of the undead.
G my name is Gail. Do not stare at my tail.
H my name is Hal. I will pretend to be your pal.
I my name is Irene. I know how to make you scream.
J my name is Jack. I will never have your back.
K my name is Kate. My middle name is Hate.
L my name is Lou. I carry the flu.

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 483

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I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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2 Responses to Alphabet Meanies

  1. Kathleen Kittleman says:

    Hey, I don’t carry hate, I promise! 😎


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