4:00 PM – Savor (Hour 8)

seconds noticed as hours swimming lengths of oceans with one stroke immersing between the wispy fronds of a feather   coasting on the arcs of sound waves undulating slowly on the path of a never-ending rollercoaster   investigating every nuance of an emotion with a…

Poetry Marathon Hour 8:

For this one, a friend of mine specifically requested a poem about ramen – so here we go, but since I just wrote a recipe poem for 7 – I’ll have to do something different for 8.   Poem 8: An ode to Ramen: This…

Hour 8: Sonnet – Kidnapped (RLS)

Sonnet – Kidnapped (RLS)   A boy earns the right to become a man By learning many different kinds of truth Ignoring the lessons learned in his youth and many times thwarted before he can   Considers giving himself up as damned His foreign culture…

2021 Poetry Marathon, Hour 8

For Hour 8, I went with the text prompt. Our Hero sets out on a quest and has a series of wacky adventures until we get to the end of the book But I’ve forgotten how it ends Usually, I forget bits that happen in…

4:00 PM – Grace (Hour 8)

Grace (4:00 PM – Hour 8) ~ D², @d2poetry   The room To be held Accountable While saving face Living in a state Of unearned Forgiveness Your sins erased Knowing that You are loved Comforted by a  divine embrace That unmerited  Favor When Christ died…

Hour Eight – Normal

Normal Normal, who throws going out to dinner around like we never forgot and asks, how’s it going? who is ever changing and wears different gear each season who sometimes is busy every hour and sometimes has nothing to do but overeat until we finally…

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…

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