Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted April 26, 2019


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Joyful Summer Embrace

by Y. M. Roger


To smile
in the sunshine
with the breeze at your back,
knowing that tomorrow is yours...
To taste the freshness of life in the air
and just let it drench your heart and soul...
It’s that rare kind of inner
warmth that cannot help
but make you
grin

 



Come On Summer!! writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write an Even-The-Odds poem about the anticipation of summer. That's it for the topic requirements -- make it funny, make it sad, make it WHATEVER you think it will take to make us vote for yours!! :) :)

An Even-The-Odds poem is such that:

The syllable count is 2-4-6-8-10-9-7-5-3-1 [starts out with evens and finishes with odds]

The first line (two syllables) and the last line (one syllable) are synonyms
There is no rhyme requirement, although it isn't discouraged.

Example:
Evening Performance
By Y. M. Roger

Fairies
Flit through the air
Chromatic symphony
Of effulgent streaks and glitter
Performing ?neath where the trees meet the stars
Tonight, the crickets and frogs join in
Enhancing the vibrant show
You?ll never forget
Dancing with
Sprites!

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Oh, I long for summer's extended days of sunshine... don't you?!

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