Tag Archives: Micro-poetry

“swamp gas”

Written for:  The Twiglets #159 – “swamp gas” Ah, The Northern lights neon gold, green, and purple Oh, it’s just swamp grass He suffers from swamp grass fever, often turning emerald green. She stumbled into a swamp. The resultant redolent … Continue reading

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“cornflakes”

Written for:  The Twiglets #158 – “cornflakes” When you stay at a hotel you can always rely on seeing those miniature boxes of cornflakes at the breakfast bar. Wow, that guy is flaky! Nah, he’s just corny. field of golden … Continue reading

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“stop sign”

Written for:  The Twiglets #157 – “stop sign” STOP! Sign my petition. Bright red stop signs never stop drunken drivers. walks along cement street stops in her tracks in front of tree cardinal on branch On a date one night … Continue reading

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“tails like banners”

Written for:  The Twiglets #156 – “tails like banners” The skunk’s tail swished like a banner of odor.   Banners hung from walls of Town Hall rally, like yellow tails of New Year’s Eve noisemakers.   fanned out like banners … Continue reading

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“dinner plate”

Written for:  The Twiglets #155 – “dinner plate” The cat would only eat from a dinner plate. She fixed her plate making sure none of the food touched. white sturdy stock carried swiftly on trays plates in a diner A … 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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“syrup sky”

Written for:  The Twiglets #153 – “syrup sky” Sun burst through afternoon clouds. Sky looked like warm honey. What if the sky dripped maple syrup raindrops? a tap in the tree scent that wafts up to the sky maple syrup … 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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focus

Written for:  The Twiglets #150 – “just focus” Focus. This is number one. This is number two. Which looks clearer? Okay, let’s do it again. Focus. Hokus-Pokus if you focus on my right hand you will never see my left … Continue reading

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crossing water

Written for:  The Twiglets #148 – “crossing water” array of fish crossing the clear waters in a glass-bottom boat crossing the stream on a bumpy log It takes some time to become proficient at mixing hot water with cold and … Continue reading

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