Sweet breeze beyond windows rhymes Whispering sweet no-things to leaves that rustle coquettishly Never before have they fluttered with so much animation Flirtatious feathered creatures sailing along ethereal Streams land in pairs to catch teasing airy murmurs -Chirp- Straining for rhymes in the drift lethargic still long past cockcrow hour he hears children's Gales of laughter and squalls cherubs performing punk rock somewhere near that distract- oh- Coffee! wait- did- his medication? Tea-pot bubbling, steaming, he pops a tear-shaped pink- -Click- Water's ready Prepared for anything now if only it sounds good Yes, that's the point Inhaling- too sharply -Cough- Coffee all over -Chirp- Everything is for the birds he sighs
d’Verse Open Link Night
For d’Verse OLN #309, I’m sharing this poem, which I wrote in May ’20… It was one of my earlier attempts at free verse. Also, as you can see, I colored some of the words, which is something that I haven’t seen a lot of other WP poets do… But I feel that this adds un certain quelque chose. which makes this poem more complete to me.
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58 thoughts on “Rhyme, or: Reason”
Absolutely delightful 😊💝
♥️💓 D. A. 💓♥️
Coffee, Yes. and wonderfully teasing poem Nice, David.
🤍💕 Bill 💕🤍
This one tugs on my heart, beautiful writing as always! 💝💝
♥️💕 Sanaa 💕♥️
Oh, I’m often still lethargic myself long after cockcrow hour! Those birds get up too early! A lovely snippet of morning, David…charming with the addition of the birds, which I love to watch and listen to. I have sometimes colored my words too. It does add some emphasis–and fun. Gayle ~
🤍💗 Gayle 💗🤍 ~ thanks! Fun is definitely the name of the game.
Coffee is my medication!
Love those punk cherubs and the cockcrow hour.
💛 thanks, Yvonne 💛
Everything is for the birds
‘Chirp chirp’ indication it’s for the birds all along the way, how nice David!
💟🧡 Hank 🧡💟
Chirpingly sweet! Love your quintessential touches, David. ❤️
❤️💖 Punam 💖❤️
Chirp. That’s so nice. How great to end it like you did. 👏
💝🤍 Selma 🤍💝
Coffee and birds – both iconic for morning!
💗🧡 Muri 🧡💗
Some days it is…(k)
🐦 Kerfe 🐦
Well done David! I love your morning revery! It is amazing how coffee has changed the world’s tastes.
💙💕 Dwight 💕💙
I’m not much of a poet but I love this one.
💜💟 Diana 💟💜 ~ thanks so much!