Written for: Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 24
“For today’s prompt, write a poem with dialogue. He said, he said. She said, she said. He said, she said. And so on. Poems with dialogue don’t happen every day, but we’re going to make a concerted effort with today’s prompt.”
He says, I saw you looking at him,
he seemed to be wearing a grin.
She asks, Who could you possibly mean?
I’ve been enrapt in the ocean’s sea green.
He insists, He was ogling you, my dear,
your provocative bikini, I fear.
She says, Your jealousy’s souring this relationship
to the point of suffocation, Nick.
He huffs, Well you could tone down your makeup some,
and those skimpy tops that scream, ‘I’m Fun’.
She yells, Find yourself a prude who wears long frocks;
I am done. I’m changing the locks.