Tag Archives: Micro-poetry

“off a little”

Written for:  The Twiglets #184 – “off a little” When he proclaimed, biggest crowd at a rally ever, he was off by more than a little. Just take a little off the top. willow trimming laden with summer’s growth hard … Continue reading

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“we romantics”

Written for:  The Twiglets #183 – “we romantics” We are The Romantics– all requests taken. Remember how romantic we were until you mother moved in? everlasting romance they glide ‘cross pond, black velvet swans–mated for life He considered himself a … Continue reading

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“if only”

Written for:  The Twiglets #182 – “if only” I could be a rock star if only I had talent. If only you had turned around, our lives might have been different. sparrow pecks at bread bluejays muscle their way in … Continue reading

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“so you say”

Written for:  The Twiglets #181 – “so you say” So you say you are a former Miss America? I’m not buyin’ it. So you say you love me and it will never happen again– liar! time speeds up with age … Continue reading

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“get messy”

Written for:  The Twiglets #180 – “get messy” Fun of finger painting is that you were encouraged to get messy. so many ways to get messy. I would not like to be a mud wrestler. flowers of plant droop in … Continue reading

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put off

Written for:  The Twiglets #179 – “put off” Always put off a chore today because you might not have to do it tomorrow. The fact that he was sloppy was off-putting to her. do not be put off by turmoil … Continue reading

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“smoky haze”

Written for:  The Twiglets #178 – “smoky haze” blue haze of smoke drifted in the air late night at jazz club What they thought was fog over the city turned out to be smoke from the wharf scent of mesquite … Continue reading

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“a vacant nest”

Written for:  The Twiglets #177 – “a vacant nest” So glad to see a vacant nest hornets gone A vacant nest is so much sadder than a vacant lot. nest is bare now I watch from kitchen window fledglings fend … Continue reading

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“gossiping trees”

Written for:  The Twiglets #176 – “gossiping trees” Keep away from me, Elm. That Dutch disease may arise again. Would you just look at that cherry, always weeping. Japanese maple burgundy feathers sway looks like an umbrella There once was … Continue reading

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“it hangs bare”

Written for:  The Twiglets #175 – “it hangs bare” Magnolia blooms have blown away. Branches hang bare. When she left, and took all the pretty paper lanterns of red, blue, and green, the bulbs were left hanging bare. forest flourishes … Continue reading

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