Tag Archives: Micro-poetry

iron gates

Written for:  The Twiglets #174 – “through iron gates” What will I find on the other side of iron gates? Cold to the touch like the bars on cages in the zoo weeds twist on brown grass neglect shows sorry … Continue reading

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“a little salty”

Written for:  The Twiglets #173 – “a little salty” Her cloying sweetness needed an infusion of saltiness. I love when my lips are wet with the taste of sea salt. she eats beef stew tender meat, spring vegetables sadly lacking … Continue reading

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“kept its fizz”

Written for:  The Twiglets #172 – “kept its fizz” The problem with monogamy is keeping the fizz. Champagne lost its bubbly fizz. The relationship was over. strange birdsong from tree sound is unique to this bird fzz, fzz, fzz A … Continue reading

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“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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