Poetry Day 28 — Splitting Herrs

image link Today’s prompt is “Split in Two”, with… a dilemma. A split path. A difficult choice. Maybe even a chasm or schism… the notion of ‘splitting hairs’…  The suggested form is the “Anglo-Saxon Riddle”.  In a way today’s offering covers those bases but not exactly.  It is indeed *about* an Anglo-Saxon riddle and it…

Poetry — Manifestation Part 2

gif link Manifestation Part 1   It smiled just then, said, “follow me” Nerves jumping, heart pumping, “there’s someone I want you to meet” fear said no way will I go, although I had lost control of my feet. To the churchyard I followed, then swallowed When I heard a blood-curdling groaning bleat “Ple-e-e-e-a-s-ed toooooooo…

Poetry Day 27 — Nightwings

The prompt for today is:  What Color Is It?   Select a random noun. When you see an image of this person/place/thing, what color is it? Brainstorm the different ways the color can be described. Write a poem to help us see something in color through your eyes. Use an appropriately sourced and credited image of…

Cheeto

image link blubbered lips, invisible hips, hands built on a model of Ken’s* privileged perspectives, racist directives, capitalist common sense spill oil on pristeen, frack gas from the clean, “nature’s my b****, are you dense?” plant factoids with mimes in impressionable minds, chasm grows – there is no more fence.   Word of the Day…

d’Verse Sonnet

image link This is a French Sonnet with 14 lines iambic hexameter of 12 syllables, with a rhyme scheme of aabb ccdd eeff gg. The sonnet is inspired by one of my favorite Pearl Jam songs, Crazy Mary. In the song, the family comes upon Crazy Mary after she’s already an adult. The story told…