Trifextra: “Choir”

“In Memory”

The CHOIR mourns

John Kennedy.

The CHOIR sings

of lilies free.

The CHOIR longs

for Camelot.


along the walls

the City Book

near tree-lined halls

of Dallas streets

a single bullet.

(Trifextra Prompt: use single word of your choice 3 times.)

(written for the 50th Anniversary of Kennedy Assassination 22 Nov, 1963)

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8 Comments on “Trifextra: “Choir””

  1. Steve Lakey
    November 23, 2013 at 5:15 pm #

    Very poignant. I think we mourn JFK for so many reasons. But mostly, maybe for what he could have done…

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  2. rikray
    November 23, 2013 at 7:58 pm #

    This was a beautiful 33-word passage. I believe that the world mourns Kennedy everyday.
    Excellent use of the prompt 😀

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  3. jannatwrites
    November 24, 2013 at 4:14 am #

    Beautifully written tribute to JFK .That was such a shocking tragedy.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. unawarebutunderlined
    November 24, 2013 at 4:59 am #


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  5. trifectawriting
    November 25, 2013 at 12:07 am #

    Still shocking, even after all these years. This is a really great tribute. Thanks for linking up.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Christine
    November 25, 2013 at 4:34 am #

    What a beautiful, timely tribute. Wonderfully written!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. KymmInBarcelona
    November 25, 2013 at 12:16 pm #

    Terrific poem. I’m really taken with ‘the choir longs for Chamelot’.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Ivy (Mommy Dourest)
    November 25, 2013 at 1:52 pm #

    Very poignant and timely piece. Well done!

    Liked by 1 person

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