Tag Archives: Micro-poetry

“brick-by-brick”

Written for:  The Twiglets #101 – “brick-by-brick” She shrunk her world brick-by-brick Only with bricks would the house be secure for the third little pig He was obsessed with building a wall sent in troops while it grew ever tall … Continue reading

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“broke the rules”

Written for:  The Twiglets  #100 – “broke the rules” Rules of the Company broke him personal decision: you find a rule absurd do you break it? My rule is tolerance, compassion, aid. I hope never to break it. A stranger … Continue reading

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weather thoughts

Written for:  The Twiglets #99 – “it’s weather” It’s the weather outside that is bone-deep chilling. Here in my arms a flame awaits. Weather-beaten by gusts of wind, and sharp needles of rain, the umbrella took off in all directions. … Continue reading

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Criticize

Written for:  The Twiglets #98 – “to criticize” How can I criticize you, let me count the ways. Wait! My litany just grew, and you simply don’t have enough days.   How long does it take to grow a hide … Continue reading

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Rises and Falls

Written for:  The Twiglets #97 – “rise and fall” rose up too quickly down-quilted in a deep sleep fell off bed   Look at that soufflé rise! Watch that soufflé f                     … Continue reading

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white teeth

Written for:  The Twiglets #96 – “white as teeth” White as your teeth are now, they still should not glow in the dark. Ya say ya want yer teeth white as those pearlies of famous actors. Well, step right up, … Continue reading

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stone steps

Written for:  The Twiglets #94 – “stone steps” down to the crypt on steps of stone   Will you be my stepping stone? I will buy you an ice cream cone.   Steps in disarray leaning this way and that … Continue reading

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grey coast

Written for:  The Twiglets #92 – “like a coastal grey” graceful ballet landing a coastal grey heron She called him coastal grey; he changed the color of skies. sea shadows a coastal grey whale washed up on shore There once … Continue reading

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shock

Written for:  The Twiglets #91 – “a slight shock” more than a light shock when he was hit by lightning Each item is a slighter shock on the evening news A shock-jock promoting hatred on a radio station in Madrid … Continue reading

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Losing Nature

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~The World Is A Beautiful Place (posted by Sumana) “The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.”— Milton “The world is a beautiful place … Continue reading

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