Tag Archives: limerick

knocked down

Written for:  The Twiglets #127 – “knocked him down” He put himself on a pedestal– they knocked him down She did not know that the School of Hard Knocks was literal Tornado spinning– a smoke-gray funnel of destruction descends, knocking … Continue reading

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“shining like ice”

Written for:  The Twiglets #126 – “shining like ice” her eyes shone like ice blue diamonds   night bright as day people stroll in awe of the ice sculptures   a shooting star broke through the night sky like a … Continue reading

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snails

Written for:  The Twiglets #125 – “a snail’s slick” slick is notice that snail is on the move not that he’s a wise guy. your disgust is their lust for life. Lubrication protects them, allows travel. snails snack on sand … Continue reading

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“sucked bones clean”

Written for:  The Twiglets #124 – “sucked bones clean” naked ribs piled on a plate, shy their bones were sucked clean The new vacuum cleaner sucked up the dog’s bone. There is no reason to suck on clean bones. His … Continue reading

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“nothing so simple”

Written for:  The Twiglets #123 – “nothing so simple” nothing is so simple that you cannot do it wrong. classmates teased her for being a simpleton cruelty of children Simplicity is the secret of life. Duplicity can get you life. … Continue reading

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the air sleeps

Written for:  The Twiglets #122 – “the air sleeps” The air sleeps, but does it dream? She sleepwalks on many a cold night, and does not feel the frigid air. On a still summer evening in a tranquil setting you … Continue reading

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voices crossing water

Written for:  The Twiglets #121 – “voices crossing water” thought I heard voices across the lake at midnight call of the loons At twilight, romantic couples board gondolas, and through parted curtains on either side of the canal voices of … Continue reading

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Mean and Green

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 7 “For today’s prompt, write a jealous poem. Maybe you’re jealous. Or maybe someone else is jealous of you–or someone else. Whether envious of another or suspicious of a partner, … Continue reading

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“clocks never wake”

Written for:  The Twiglets #120 – “clocks never wake” Clocks never wake up on the wrong side of the bed.   She clocked him on the side of his head. He never woke.   Waking to blaring alarm clocks jars … Continue reading

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downpour

Written for:  The Twiglets #119 – “down pour of birdsong” sky rained down silver no raindrops touched the earth songs of birds caressed air   Song of nightingale poured down through trees, and rested in ears of sleeping children.   … Continue reading

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