First Love (Trifecta Entry-First Place )

“First Love” You take my hand and in that gesture satisfy my swirling, naked need, spellbound as spent leaf whose golden moment has no hunger left but blissful floats mid magic flutter back to earth Photo Credit: Dreamstime.com Prompt for Trifecta:  use the word, SATISFY.  Count must be 33 words. (My entry took First Place. …

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Trifecta Challenge Beast

“Yum!”  He growls and he is near He’s just below, I fear.  He rumbles and he churns; sensational, his yearns. But  just a simple plea from the tummy monster for a hot-fudge sundae Time for another Trifecta Challenge! Here’s the prompt: Thirty years ago, Roald Dahl published the book Dirty Beasts, a collection of poems for children…

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Trifecta Entry Bacchanal

“Bacchanal” We once began our bacchanal days of wine and roses; all. ‘Til the band did stop its play if we had no means to pay. Oh, the frenzied riot’s bloom; Oh, the headache mid the tune. When the day did dawn anew we were forced see it through. Riotous, emboldened, short haunts the memory’s…

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Sonnet (Three Sisters)

“Three Sisters” Three wicked witches summoned from the air. To taste the murky evil, they aspire. In haste they double-hex `ed Macbeth’s lair the devil’s twisted sisters in a choir. Their song is “Double, fiery, trouble-burn into the blackened cauldron cast this spell. And now we see the dagger’s bloody turn that surely drips from…

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“Sylvia”

“Sylvia” With wind upon each page, her ink dries quick and with a churlish lip, she wrote her book. Behind her gleamed a road of yellow brick that shone with choice of words she aptly took. Another poet found, she sampled life but dirty dishes, kids are small cartoons. Withstanding disappointment, she’s a sight as…

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“To Autumn” for Trifecta 33 words

photo by jacqueline casey “To Autumn” Autumn, you bring solace born of cooing as we mourn. You bring muted, painted sky. Gray-blue were his eyes. Sweet Autumn’s leaf Oh, purple grief hear my call, companion for his sleep. Apostrophe:  A Poem which is directly addressed to a person or thing (often absent). An example is…

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