Tag Archives: escape

“heavy air”

Written for:  The Twiglets #187 – “heavy air” The air hung heavy over the haunted black lagoon. Temperature and humidity thicken the air to a heaviness that weighs upon me like a hangover. hangs heavy in air bees and butterflies … Continue reading

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Escaping Black and White

Written for:  Sunday Muse #116 Scope of black and white life left behind, appears too close in the mirror. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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The Failed Escape

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Meta-Fours “Use one of these 4 metaphors as a title or part of your poem:” “A PITCHER OF BITTERNESS” “A TASTE OF SACRIFICE” “A HOUSE OF DELIGHT” “BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS” … Continue reading

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iron gates

Written for:  The Twiglets #174 – “through iron gates” What will I find on the other side of iron gates? Cold to the touch like the bars on cages in the zoo weeds twist on brown grass neglect shows sorry … Continue reading

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In A Waterspout

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 6 Write a trap poem. I’m trapped inside a waterspout I don’t know how this came about No one hears me when I shout I can’t get out! I can’t … Continue reading

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Stuck Inside My Mind

Written for:  Poetic Asides – Day 2 – Countdown T-minus 9 “Write as escape poem.” I studied myself through my thoughts– tightly clenched. Old woman who could not find her way out of body or mind. https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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A Bow To Lewis Carroll

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United  (Posted by Rommy) Weekly Scribblings #7 – This is a tribute For this week’s scribblings, I’d like you to to think about the word “tribute”. You can make your word offering a straightforward tribute … Continue reading

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Despair

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm – “Pathya Vat”  The Pathya Vat is a Cambodian verse form. It consists of a quatrain (four lines) of four syllables each line. Lines two and three rhyme. When a poem consists of more … Continue reading

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Ode on Books

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 11 “For today’s prompt, write a dedication poem. This is a poem dedicated to a person, an animal, or an organization. Or hey, objects work too–like a poem to a … Continue reading

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On The Run

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday:  “That’s The Ticket” Write me a NEW poem which includes some kind of a ticket. They are looking for him. Slim, trimmed red beard, 5’10”, blue baseball hat. Last seen … Continue reading

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