Sunday, March 7, 2010

One Single Impression and Haikubones

Has it been another week already!!! The prompt from  haikubones is infestation:


(John's daughter painted the above picture on a whim.)

Your love was disease,
crimson, juicy, decadent.
magic infestation.

The prompt from onesingleimpression is hesitation:


Kiss

Amy Winehouse played
on the radio
singing "no,no,no"

I watched the curve
of your tanned face.

I sing along,
you smile,
I've never even smoked
a cigarette.

I'm stalling
for the moment
wonder if you know
what I'm waiting for.

Fiona Apple comes on next
and I cringe--
enough of these skinny girls
singing
being so meaningful.

Your lips tender
seem to hesitate,

I draw in my breath
across the universe
that is between us.


If you enjoy my poems, here are some more:
haiku: fraught
sestina: rainy day existentialist

10 comments:

  1. enjoyed the one single o poem, however
    the your love is a disease haiku has
    blown me away LUV!

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  2. I'm particularly fond of the haiku but the Hesitation poem is lovely, for sure!

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  3. Beautiful hesitation poem! Love it!

    Keep on sharing your talent!!!

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  4. I loved both poems...gorgeous words! The hesitation poem evoked great visual imagery.

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  5. Your haiku: I found myself wondering what made this love "dirty." Your words just brought that to mind — a lurid love affair. It's very effective.

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  6. Your love poem was awesome. I enjoyed the OSI poem also but your haiku took my breath away.


    Melanie

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  7. i dig amy nonorehab.... sorry for her troubles tho...sorta like billie holiday...anyhow...i love, love, love yr reflections of a kiss waiting on wings....

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  8. I love both of your poems; they are rich in imagery~

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  9. Your haiku was pure magic! Who couldn't make a meal of desert? Enjoyed the hesitation poem, so easy to remember those times.

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