Tag Archives: Micro-poetry

“lemon sunlight”

Written for:  The Twiglets #171 – “lemon sunlight” Pale lemon is sunlight’s first color of the morning Lemon sherbet sunlight lit the sky when the rain had passed. like lemon from the corner of my eye the first finch A … Continue reading

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“holding light”

Written for:  The Twiglets #170 – “holding light” She was enchanted by fireflies holding light. Lit candles hold their light, flickering and tattooing shapes on the wall. people close to me take away light held inside their death dims my … Continue reading

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poet’s lips

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt – “poet’s lips” The poet’s lips formed a perfect “O” from repeatedly pouring forth pearls of wisdom. https://godoggocafe.com/

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“not that simple”

Written for:  The Twiglets #169 – “not that simple” It is just not that simple to explain love. Do not pretend that you don’t know how to vacuum. You are not that simple. birds gather twigs, sticks scurry back and … Continue reading

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“you again”

Written for:  The Twiglets #168 – “you again” He fought a battle to keep away from her yet, here she was again. She tapped on the glass door. When Beth peered out, there she was again– the small, scrappy white … Continue reading

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won’t translate

Written for:  The Twiglets #167 – “won’t translate” You cannot translate a dance, you can only interpret what you see. When my grandparents spoke Russian, no one translated. transformation difficult feat to perform butterfly leaves cocoon There once was a … Continue reading

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Storming

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge – “Let there be storms” Toss my hair ‘cross my icy red face. Roar and pelt like a lion waterfall. godoggocafe.com

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eyeing the food

Written for:  The Twiglets #166 – “eyeing the food” The dog eyed a half-eaten hamburger. His nose quivered. In an acrobatic feat, he leaped onto a dining room chair, but was thwarted mid-paw. I do not like to see eyes in … Continue reading

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“dripping clay”

Written for:  The Twiglets #165 – “dripping clay” Strange sculpture of elongated man looks like dripping clay The empty canvas sat on the floor as the artist dripped splotches of clay here and there. turtles, bunnies, dogs children having fun … Continue reading

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“all thumbs”

Written for:  The Twiglets #164 – “all thumbs” On one hand she was all thumbs, on the other all pinkies. Hard to find gloves. When it came to to clearing the table, he was suddenly all thumbs. one thumb tip … Continue reading

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