enelen13 commented on the post, (Hour 20) 17.30pm-18.30pm. PROMPT, Use Prufrock to create your own poem 1 year ago
Loved this! The smart-arsery that beguiles most when spoken by a learned person of notable charm.
Name dropping anuses, flashing lit cred and humble straw clutching braggart of wacky fashion rolled up in a sweet ball of strength.
Yes, I loved this.
Hello! Thank you for commenting. Does it sound too off? I meant to change the tone because I was thinking of a friend joking about our lives having a soundtrack no matter what is going on, and how much our tastes fluctuate from slow and warm to raucous and crazy. If you think it sounds too rough and way out of place I would like to rethink it and…[Read more]
Home is where you drop your mask, forge your armored disguise
Doesn’t mean they’re always wrong
Sometimes you’ve got to be strong
Even when it feels like the world’s falling down,
You can still come […]
The rhythm changes towards the end of this poem, but the imagery is beautiful.
Hello! Thank you for commenting. Does it sound too off? I meant to change the tone because I was thinking of a friend joking about our lives having a soundtrack no matter what is going on, and how much our tastes fluctuate from slow and warm to raucous and crazy. If you think it sounds too rough and way out of place I would like to rethink it and possibly change it. I really appreciate you taking the time to read it. Michelle
Born under the sun of the blazing Arizona sky
So young was my mom, I never asked why.
My grandpa made jewelry of coral and turquois
I modeled them without a care, I hadn’t noticed […]
From window pots to garden plots
forgo the cemetery, for if you’re wise you’ll make your choice
trees, flowers, fern and berry
We have recomposition and Capsula Mundi
because we are more […]
We do not live in a vacuum, which is good because I would be afraid all the time
I hate the vacuum, as you know, but I am also brave
at least when it comes to you, my family
Furever Family is what we’ve […]
Welcome you are to my life and my home.
find some comfort in my company
find our fun and misadventure
maybe sail across the sea of ecstasy
Forsake the norms of genteel reproach and gather here on my […]
Her beauty is ethereal
gossamer smiles softly serene, yet teasing
Her eyes are moons eclipsed and dark
magical in appearance
Her hair shines softly in the light
and glows and scents the evening […]
There’s never been a worse time than too late
Ever after nothing matters the past has passed and will not retreat
no matter how you entreat
implore beseech beg
on knees, clenched […]
Bound to you, I cannot see the future.
Where am I going, where have I been-
those are questions you answer willingly,
quickly doling out responses, no hesitation in your voice.
What do you see? A body […]
Roadblocks and detours and ever winding roads
weary feet, disheveled mess
where it ends, I hope to know
cognizant boycott of roots going down
never in life was a I tied to the ground
mad nomad […]
Cement, plaster, iron and glass
man’s permanent structures sure faded fast
So glad we’re together, so glad we know
that a garden well tended will eventually grow
it may take a while, even long […]
As a child you played in the dirt
making mud pies for your daddy,
teasin’ momma with the wigglin’ worms
you were a mighty dinosaur, eating trees made of broccoli
growing like a weed
in the […]
We’ve paid our dues and joined the ranks
as gracefully as possible
we don’t steam the wrinkles from our panks
Our hygiene, not in question
corridors and hallways. make no fuss
but careful, cover […]
Attention Dearly Departed,
I believe you are aware of the consequences of your actions and even your inactions. If by chance you are somehow ignorant of the aforementioned maladies of character and have […]
Damn the concrete fog!
It must not hush my moonbeam.
Loose my coffee from the canteen
For it must not dock on the shelf of fir!
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