WAITING ON A WOMAN
I’ll be right there,”
she washed her hair.
for what seemed
An hour passed,
was done at last.
“See? I can
ready SO fast!”
or if she’s slow?
It’s a good
he loves her, so.
Written for Creative Bloomings Prompt #157: Bold Face Lie. As further inspiration, I also used the title of a song sung by Brad Paisley as the title of this poem.
Flexibility, patience, understanding…I’m still learning.
Written for “Six Word Saturday”…click here to go to Cate’s blog to read how others describe their life in six words. Posted for day 63 in 100 Days of Spring – 2013.
Doubt creeps in.
Anxious thoughts infest
my mind (my
Logic is lost; fear sets in.
Written for Poetic Asides April Poem-A-Day Challenge #15: Infested. Posted for day 44 in 100 Days of Spring – 2013.
Special Note: I’m celebrating week #104 in a row of writing to the prompts at The Sunday Whirl — that’s right, two full years without missing a week! Thanks, Brenda, for the weekly inspiration!
Upon reaching the threshold
of her limits, for the ninth time,
a slight sigh escaped her lips;
with all her might, she drew
her sword. Skeptical of her own
control, yet bold in her effort,
she plunged the sword deep
into his heart (as she had often
imagined before). Tears saturate
her broken heart once again.
Inspired by The Sunday Whirl #104: saturate, control, bold, unwind, sword, often, skeptical, slight, might, sigh, ninth, and threshold. Posted for day 43 in 100 Days of Spring – 2013.
TO (UN)TIE THE KNOT
At the QuickChek Festival of Ballooning/Photo credit RJ Clarken
for you to come
you must be
one of us
untie the knot
let the winds
to the other
or will you?
Posted for Day 33 at “100 Days of Summer” for the theme expression: “tie the knot.”
The photo was an image prompt at Flashy Fiction. I’ve included the link here, even though I didn’t use the photo to write Flash Fiction.
Also shared at dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #56.