Tag Archives: Micro-poetry

“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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dry as the moon

Written for:  The Twiglets #147 – “dry as the moon” Make my martini dry as the moon. His skin felt arid as the moon’s surface. a Supermoon  looks like you can reach to touch it an illusion There was a … Continue reading

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too human

Written for:  The Twiglets #145 –  “too human” They do not look too human, yet they cry when we leave the house, cuddle in next to us when we get home.   Wanting a healthy, safe world is all too … Continue reading

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broken whisper

Written for:  The Twiglets #144 – “a broken whisper” If I whisper a promise into your ear, and do not follow through, is it a broken promise or a broken whisper? Her voice broke in the middle of a whisper. … Continue reading

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“a weathered bench”

Written for:  The Twiglets #143 – “a weathered bench” weary old woman rests on a gray weathered bench color of thick fog Ancient maple tree hung over a weathered bench in the park. When tree was cut down, bench splintered … Continue reading

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“with few steps”

Written for:  The Twiglets #142 – “with few steps” He pointed his gun; came straight at me with few steps. sere land left no hope they took a few more steps, spied shimmering oasis In a few more steps he … Continue reading

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“questionable Ancestry”

Written for:  The Twiglets #141 – “questionable ancestry” I have a question regarding my ancestry– Will I still be me? She was thrilled. Her ancestry papers arrived. She tore open the envelope with her fingers, only to discover that she … Continue reading

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