Our Quarantined 2020

We laugh around the fire as its light flickers on all our lit faces. Beer, wine, vodka, peach whiskey, Sweet spiked, or bitter, Whatever the taste, it’s a lit crowd of raucous friends. He tells the same stories again and again – about the island…

Homesick Candle

When you miss the state where you grew, There is a candle just for you.   In the early Washington summer, You smell spring rain, Wet pine needles, Fresh blackberries for your ice cream shakes, And a blanket of wild flowers.   As I sit,…

Cinquain – Helios

Prompt 20, Hour 20 Because it’s probably very dark out right now for most of the participants, the prompt for this hour is to write a poem involving light of any kind, from the sun, to a lamp to a candle. *** Cinquain – Helios…

4:00 am – Flicker (Hour 20) – DONE

Waving to oxygen a seductive dance attached to a wick, disintegrating drips breaking to pooling wax downward slide of vaporized molecules of embedded perfume waft up in comfort warm  

Earworm (4:00 AM) – edit done (Hour 20)

~ D², @d2poetry trying to focus but ol’ R&Bs are in head bouncing they got me going around in circles round and round I go try to stop it opted to lean wit’ it and Let the beat hit ’em let the music take control…

The Axis of Adventure

On the news today: “Be on the lookout for three escape artists from a local amusement park, Storybook Land: The Red Fox, Mama Bear, and Pippi Longstocking. Do not approach. Call your local authorities, they may be dangerous.” You have nothing to fear I know…

Who?

Who do you trust, little girl. A fox or a bear?   Who should lead, little one, The kit or the cub?   Who do you love, little dear, Can you make your choice clear?   Who do you know, little lass, The sly or…

Beginnings

At the point of no return. A phrase to represent an end. But it does not mean the finale. It is a beginning. The first gasp. Before the plunge.

Lasagna Logic

Are you building a house?  Think about a lasagna Planning a huge event with much fanciness? Think about a lasagna Financial planning? Think about a lasagna A lasagna will always be your ultimate guide to perfection Step One: collect your mise en place – all…