Smoked Shrimp 🦐 🍤

We’re all just shrimps Swimming from the abyss Getting tossed into mix After heads & tails are pinched Then discarded & ditched Rush through life too quick Find your fingers sorely pricked It’s a risk worth a few sticks Eating rich with a flavor kick Infusing your favorite dish Simmer until you know it’s doneContinue reading “Smoked Shrimp 🦐 🍤”

🎁 Gifts exchanged

Come sit with me awhile Share that warm, radiant smile Let’s exchange our best gifts On the times we’ve spent The stockings are overflowing With luxuries of knowing Stuffed full with the memories Of which you’ve given plenty The present’s perfectly wrapped With a bow, as matter of fact Holding our surprises together To cherishContinue reading “🎁 Gifts exchanged”

2 for 1 ~ #Cinquain #Poem

Drizzle Chocolaty Toppings until it cloaks Those croaking, four-legged toads up For sale Wow what do you know, two weeks in a row…I’m on a roll to where nobody knows. Thanks for stopping in, and if you want to join in the fun check out the details here: Colleen Chesebro’s weekly prompt!

Seasonally adjusted ~ #poem

The biting, crisp reminders Send shivers up my spine From that moment in time – A late December morning When the semi-cool breeze Had enough of record heat Gusting thru the Inland basin Pushing summer to an end Where we all could fall in love With winter once again Plan to ring the New YearContinue reading “Seasonally adjusted ~ #poem”

Indiscriminately ~ #Tanka #Poem

Sultry wind danced To melodic fluttering With all of the leaves Every shape, size and color Tangoed together at once Oh yes, a prompt with an extra twist – sponsored by Colleen Chesebro at: https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/12/12/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-62-bells-past/

Classic Seasons Greetings ~ #Tanka #wordprompt

Drapes of winter snow Layered upon the horizon A picturesque warmth Radiates next to firey hearth Sun is shining, weather’s sweet -In response to word prompts over at: https://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2017/12/13/weekly-tanka-prompt-challenge-week-75-shining-wintker/

The Meaning of Life ~ revisiting the beginning

Unto this world a new child is born… Into a culture stricken with madness That is strained by infinite sadness The baby cries out loud when it is torn From its mother’s womb of blackness Out of its protection and comfort The child shrieks at the sudden rejection Life-line severed, a vital connection Removed, theContinue reading “The Meaning of Life ~ revisiting the beginning”

Tool, groove

Do you use Touch ID Fail to look at the people In volatile city streets Who have the courtesy To greet another human being When was the last time You asked yourself Or somebody else for that matter A mad-hatter fact of anticipation For the automatic response Cause you could care not Do you useContinue reading “Tool, groove”