Halloween poetry writing contest
Another #TwistedNurseryRhyme, this time mimicking "Lavender's blue, dilly dilly" playing off Norse mythology and the werewolf fantasy Great Odin’s doom, bloody bloody, hast run amok Angrboda’s grief, bloody bloody, looms Ragnarök The fate of gods, bloody bloody, low, birthed the curse A curse on men, bloody bloody, to no fate worse Autumn moon bright, bloody … Continue reading The Moon High Dark
A #TwistedNurseryRhyme mimicking "Are You Sleeping" This rhyme was further inspired by Gustav Mahler's "Bruder Martin" disconsonant dirge in the "Third Movement, of Symphony #1 in D Major". Secrets keeping Dread is creeping Hope is gone Death has come Hear our dirges singing Mourning bells are ringing Ding dong dead, dread Death come Darkness streaming, … Continue reading Dread Death Come
Spreading stains o’fiery glory ‘cross forest scenes …Dying flames of vitality…red & gold & brown & greens ……Bright Autumn color beneath an azure sky ………Shedding leaves fell upon fading lawns lie …………Bare-boned, skeletal trees on the horizon ……………Leave evergreen reminders of vibrant holidays, my son © 28 October 2014, by D. Denise Dianaty
This poem was composed for the "Flash Tales" prompt, for the week of 26-31 August 2019, moderated by Toni Kief, in WE PAW Bloggers group on Facebook. The prompt: 500 words or less and the #writingprompt is “Standing on the shore of the Salish Sea.” Her eyes brimming with tears from a heart broken for … Continue reading A Mother’s Tears
My own humble attempt at a historical poem, of sorts… Remembrances of those halcyon days at the OBX NC.
An original #TwistedNurseryRhyme Ring-a-ring supposies All out of joint our nosies J’accuse you! J’accuse you! Get out of town The king has sent his daughter to pour out all the water J’accuse you! J’accuse you! Crossing you should drown The guns mow down the people Those brown and lib’ral sheeple J’accuse you! J’accuse you! Bang! … Continue reading Ring-A-Ring Supposies