Watch Out!

Look, Sheeple, to the higher purpose of life. I’m not talking about men, women, children, or marriage; Or unhappy grown women with jobs and no man and on and on and on with the other redundant world issues Or whether it’s ok to make peace…

Free Verse – By The Hands of Men

Prompt 8, Hour 8 Emoji Poetry – prompt contributed by Jennifer Faylor Look at these emoji versions of poems and write a poem by translating one of them back into verse. You can deviate from translating at any point if a poem takes off in a different…

What Do Emojis Mean? 1/2 marathon poem #8

What Do Emojis Mean? 1/2 marathon poem #8 What do emojis mean I guess that’s up to you What are emojis for I don’t have a clue What do emojis mean They’re all a bit silly They don’t belong here This is poetry. (C) Scott…

2020 Poetry Marathon, Hour 8

Emoji aren’t my thing, so I went to the random prompt generator for this one from 2016: Write a poem of praise. It can be praising a person, a place, or a thing…

New America (Emoji Poetry Challenge)

Oh Revolt! My Revolt!  Old America is dying And this voyage is about to come to an end.   Climate change Pandemic Economic collapse   Buried hate TVs and phones burn bright. Old ghosts can not rest.   Kids killed. Daddies killed. Mommies crying.  …

4:00 pm – You (Hour 8) – DONE

You occupy real estate claiming squatters rights moved in surreptitiously in broad daylight without warning and you are unshakable no matter how much I know you should go I can’t evict even with proper documented and adjudicated notice you don’t even have the right keys…

Branded clothes, Pretty shoes Bags and Jewels All this was not for her.. Deep down she wanted someone Who would Compliment her For who she was With or Without Them!

A Cold

A cold in olden times Rests easy with Vicks VapoRub, Mirinda and SkyFlakes. In this, the present, A cold demands a drop of blood, Cold steel on your skin, a drug. And she sleeps, it’s winter.

Sevenling (Two directions)

Two directions traversed at once the map folded in half and deliberately marked Signposts conspicuously absent the face of the compass blank with the needle missing This is quite a journey   (22 June 2019, Hour Eight)

The Heart of the Matter (4:00 PM) – edit done (Hour 8)

~ D², @d2poetry Capture a millisecond of thought a millisecond of idea a millisecond of emotion a millisecond of experience admire it cherish it love on it ride the rhythm of it with words words you can’t create words already formed already defined just pick…