Tag Archives: American Sentence

“all that waste”

Written for: The Twiglets #217 – “all that waste” All that you consider waste could feed a starving family of eight. The Mob boss said, ‘waste ’em.’ All that work for the cleanup guy. she cried beside the poor dying … Continue reading

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“so you say”

Written for:  The Twiglets #181 – “so you say” So you say you are a former Miss America? I’m not buyin’ it. So you say you love me and it will never happen again– liar! time speeds up with age … Continue reading

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“get messy”

Written for:  The Twiglets #180 – “get messy” Fun of finger painting is that you were encouraged to get messy. so many ways to get messy. I would not like to be a mud wrestler. flowers of plant droop in … Continue reading

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“down a well”

Written for:  The Twiglets #160 – “down a well” Mel fell down a well not too swell came under spell of witch named Nell. He yelled and yelled but bell did knell.   If you climbed down a wishing well, … Continue reading

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White on White

Written for:  Sunday Muse #87 White on white-horse in a snowstorm-guides the way home for the perched lost bird. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/   ss

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Dilemma

Written for:  Sunday Muse #86 If only I could have both a taste of monastic life, and spate of sin. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Glowing Hearts

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #271 – Grown-Up Christmas List “When we were children we wrote out our Christmas Wish List. Now as we’ve gotten older, Natalie Cole’s rendition of “Grown-Up Christmas List” comes to mind. What rises to … Continue reading

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“innocent as air”

Written for:  The Twiglets #154 – “innocent as air” The air touches everyone, even those who are not innocent. innocent as air opinions and judgements unformed a newborn baby Do not blame unhealthy conditions on the air, for we have … Continue reading

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“pale distance”

Written for:  The Twiglets #152 – “pale distance” In pale distance/outline of horse is befogged/in the early dawn. smoke pales in distance houses and mountains visible wild fires abate There was a young lady from Memphis whose voice, she thought, … Continue reading

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“block of text”

Written for:  The Twiglets #151 – “block of text” I walked around the block and was assaulted by a wall of trite text. You are blocked from ever using that text. block of printed text left out on a stormy … Continue reading

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