Tag Archives: Summer

The End of Summer

Note: Sahm has given us Monday Poetry Prompt #19: Micropoetry!: “We’re going to do this in the form of a poem… Micropoetry! Brevity is the key here. Can you tell a story, through poetry, in as few words as possible, concerning the following … Continue reading

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Dead Trees

Summer winds tickle leaves Of trees growing beside, A dead tree doesn’t laugh Whose limbs are petrified. Sullen and without sway, Barely a shade to provide, Yet it looms high above Beyond personas belied. Arms outstretched, reaching Like memoirs verified. … Continue reading

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A Summer Memory – A Triolet

My memory – let summer sear So I may cherish winter’s core, Bosoms warmed from within sincere. My memory – let summer sear, This sweltering heat burns austere, Stifling catalysts evermore. My memory – let summer sear So I may … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

Perhaps there’s no snow, No manger scene, nor ‘ho, ho, ho’, Yet noses are red and spirits are high Charged by the sun in this hot July. No, not nipped by Jack Frost Although to read Robert Frost ‘Neath the … Continue reading

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Summer Rendezvous

Waves dance close against The edges of structures To the rhythm of chirping Cicadas, bending light, Sending patience packing, Leaving drops to streak Down steamed bodies In three-digit heat. Incognito eyes watching As the sun grins knowing She’s the most … Continue reading

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Dominoes

unloading doubles, counting tiles amid nosh, swigs on a summer’s night Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Qualitative Quantities

One hundred and one reasons my brother’s not a vegetarian.

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