Shells

An American Sentence for the Prompt today at Real Toads. We have a mystery guest with a list of words. I know who it is!!!! And she makes amazing word lists.

Shells
“The flood subsides, and the body, like a worn sea-shell emerges strange and lovely.” – D. H. Lawrence

Shells like strewn lemon sticks on the shore of an onyx sea speak to me.

 

Bull

For Frank’s prompt at dVerse – Poetry Imitation. He wants us to imitate different forms of poetry. I am doing a second one in imitation of Ginsberg – an American Sentence.

Bull
“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness.”- Oscar Wilde

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery – oh how trite.

Cold

An American sentence for Open Link Night at dVerse Poets Pub. Lillian is hosting.

Cold
“It’s too cold outside for angels to fly.” ― Ed Sheeran

On a dreary street corner the addicts huddle together for warmth.

Leaves II

An American Sentence for Halloween for dVerse Poets Open Link Night – https://dversepoets.com/

Leaves II
“Tears are words the heart can’t express.” Gerard Way

Leaves falling like tears this All Hallows Eve; it ends in tears anyway.

Weeds

An American Sentence for Kerry’s prompt at Real Toads, Metamodernism. I subscribe to Huff Post and read the same article. It was most impressive. Thank you Kerry.

Weeds
“Weeds are stubborn. Weeds are independent. Weeds aren’t tolerated.” ― Marty Rubin

Poets are weeds growing amidst the rocks in the wasteland of our dreams.

 

Autumn Leaves

An American Sentence for Frank’s prompt, polyptoton as a poetic device. Polyptoton words are same words with different meanings.

Autumn Leaves
“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – – John Burrows

Frost alters the leaves leaving them in a chow-chow by the lonely road.

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The River

For Sherry’s Prompt at Real Toads, Wonder. I know few things more wonderful than trees and then it is trees beneath autumn skies. And the wonder of it all, they are free to us all.  An American Sentence.

The River
“The river is everywhere.” – ― Herman Hesse, Siddhartha

Color changing trees stretch beneath autumn blue sky – an endless river.

Hunters Moon

An American Sentence for Amaya’s Prompt at dVerse – Majesty   An American sentence is Ginsberg’s answer to the haiku because he had a problem following the rules for haiku.  It is exactly 17 syllables and a complete sentence.

 

Hunters Moon
“Moonlight is sculpture…” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne

Can anything have more majesty than the moon over the ocean?

Hunters Moon over the ocean

Muscadine

An American Sentence for Marian’s weekend prompt – One Word: Dynamite. An American Sentence is Allen Gingsberg’s answer to haiku – a complete sentence with 17 syllables.


Muscadine

“The juice of the muscadine is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.” ― Thomas Love Peacock

A bitten ripe muscadine explodes in my mouth like wine dynamite.

Cello Holder

I’m sorry. This is all I could think of in the world of sub and dom. BDSM. Not a very happy image but somehow, I can see it playing out. A grim picture. For Carrie’s Sunday Muse BlogSpot. An American Sentence.

Cello Holder
“Submission is a tyrannical discipline.”― Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Half starved submissive acts as a cello holder for her dom partner.

Autumn II

An American Sentence.

Autumn II
“Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.” ― Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s

The first cool day of autumn, I sat and watched the clouds in the blue sky.

 

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