Tippity toe, tippity toe bringing forth joy as well as woe moody, coy and capricious seldom are you judicious drowning castle or bleak hut to your awry tune you strut tippity toe, tippity toe bringing forth joy as well as woe!
Tippity toe, tippity toe bringing forth joy as well as woe why do you show your wrath thus can’t you pour without a fuss sunburned grass and withered trees sultry weather and no breeze tippity toe, tippity toe bringing forth joy as well as woe!
Written for dVerse MTB. Today’s host, Grace, says: Post a poem following the Octelle poetry form.
I am in his city after a long, long time my impudent feet, despite my stern command, traverse the same old path they had taken some twenty years ago
It is a surprise that the place still stands despite the modernization whirlwind I make for the same corner table the gladioli in the crystal vase bring back memories that need exorcism
I order a bottle of Zinfandel to quieten the ghosts as I wait, I glare at the textured walls that snag my tortured thoughts which have gone into a tailspin listening to Cale in the background
There’s no buzz of conversation as it is a slow Monday discreetly under the table, I kick off my heels and I can swear they sighed inaudibly being caressed by the cool marble floor
“Still the barefoot goddess!” the voice from the past that could liquify my heart! exasperated with my imagination I shakily reach for my glass he slides into the chair opposite me and just sits there_
biting my lips I try to contain the decades old maelstrom inside it threatens to spill from my eyes looking intently and earnestly into my welled up eyes, he says, “Please let me begin from the beginning…
Written for dVerse poetics. Today’s host, Merril, says: So today, in my father’s honor, I invite you to write a poem of any style about a restaurant.
You were such a romantic we were known as the duo dynamic my love made you ecstatic but lately you have been erratic your ardour has become static but today ain’t you being dramatic declaring that I am not your type! How utterly pathetic!
Written for dVerse. Today’s host, De, says: I want you to play with some form of the word type in your piece: typing, typed, typewriter, typography, typist.Archetypal.