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PROMPTuesday #98: Lyrical

March 15th, 2010

Today? Please write a poem. Free form. Except…I do require one word be included: Halcyon.

 

Do it for me?

 

Please post your submission in the comments OR post in your blog and leave a link to your blog in the comments.

 

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On March 16th, 2010, San Diego Momma said:

Halcyon surrender

Just words in a song?

 

poems lit from the inside?

with a sigh or a moan

 

that thunders its refusal

to be caught by skin

 

to be bound by bone

such fragile shelter

 

shaking in the wind

shaking in the wind

 

A wolf would blow it down

so bring him the lamb

 

Bring him the lamb

a trembling mess

 

Or let him inside

to rip the skin

 

to gnash the bone

befriend the thunder

 

To do what he’ll do

to take what is his

 

On March 16th, 2010, PrompTuesday #98 « Tiny Little Bits and Pieces of Me said:

[…] March 16, 2010 by hippiemonkeymama Please write a poem. Free form. Except…I do require one word be included: Halcyon. […]

On March 16th, 2010, Cheri @ Blog This Mom! said:

Her

Armor

Leaves

Carefully

Yearning

Open

Now

On March 16th, 2010, L.A. Stylist Mom said:

I make lists in my head
When I cannot sleep from being
Overtired

Need
From everyone
All the time
Endlessly

The first list includes
Halcyon days before I was
Here
Tied down
And what I loved about them

The second
A list of now and
The people I adore

But which one is better
Is only dictated by
My own perception
And I fall into
A fitful slumber

On March 17th, 2010, Danielle said:

I did it, a day late but damnit I did it.

On March 18th, 2010, San Diego Momma » Blog Archive » Hello. I am San Diego Momma and I Am A Randomaholic said:

[…] Creative writing PROMPT. […]

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