Tag Archives: limerick

empty bottles

Written for:  The Twiglets #75 – “empty bottles” He collected her stash of vodka bottles emptied contents in sink threw bottles in trash wondered if he had found them all. Empty wine bottles on the mantel each one tells a … Continue reading

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splash of water

Written for:  The Twiglets #73 – “splash of water” A champagne splash is better than water. In the splash of water from his hand she could see the future. The farmer had a lovely daughter who was deathly afraid of … Continue reading

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emptied box

Written for:  The Twiglets – “emptied box” emptied of all treasure, it was simply an old shoe box. empty box allows imagination to fill it with wonders There once was an empty box in which Joe used to store his … Continue reading

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a thick slice

Written for:  The Twiglets #71 – “a thick slice” she needs a thick slice of life A thick slice of brisket is a sin A man said his only vice was eating meat thickly sliced His wife scoffed, you think … Continue reading

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Under A Tin Roof

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 8 Write a family poem. Those southerners, Maggie and Brick had issues–who would Big Daddy pick? Mae and Goober had kiddies who rehearsed sappy ditties to sing to Big Daddy, … Continue reading

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far better

Written for:  The Twiglets #70 – “far better” far better to follow your own heart Thus far, anyone else could do a better job, even a monkey. His girlfriend sent him a letter said she found some far better than … Continue reading

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sink

Written for:  The Twiglets #69 – “started to sink” nature’s game of power– start a sinkhole she sank into a well of depression red sun sinks into ocean The infamous Mr. Pink wanted everyone else to think he was a … Continue reading

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“slashes of rain”

Written for:  The Twiglets #67 – “slash of rain” knife sharp sheets of rain slash windows a blurry prism   A slasher roamed the streets at night causing townsfolk to live in fright one day rain poured down lakes formed … Continue reading

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avalanche

Written for:  The Twiglets #66 – “like an avalanche” like an avalanche old age surprised me all at once buried in an avalanche of tax receipts There once was a woman named Blanche who swept in like an avalanche When … Continue reading

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green-faced

Written for:  The Twiglets #61  – “turning green” Farther out at sea, blue water turns green. She turned green at the sight of blood. Would it be green she was turnin’ as her stomach began a ‘churnin’ when she heard … Continue reading

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