Posts tagged ‘Girl’

May 14, 2018

Woman At The Jetty

by Renwick Berchild

A blueberry scarf
is the ring of her neck, a promise
to remain warm when clutched by the chills of love – it’s enough.
Enough to block the ravaging eyes, keep her head
snug and rooted on her shoulders,
keep her mouth speaking foreign languages
and her ears keen.

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March 16, 2018

Demimondaine

by Renwick Berchild

Her midriff is a rumba, she skims the dance club’s lights, flitty beetle
with a hard shell and the taste of vegemite,

and the musk of a jaguar; of all these people crammed here
she has the strongest bite.

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January 23, 2016

Summer’s Rose – form writing

by Colly

pink roses

Many a rose adorns summer’s morn.

Fair as the breeze whispering through the trees.

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November 16, 2013

That little girl I know (Poetry challenge: ABC Poem)

by Apurva

Alone,

By herself,

Cheerful and gay,

Doing what she loves,

Ever inspired, as some say,

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April 3, 2013

Girl, you’ll be a woman soon

by Devina

(Albert Lynch (Peruvian artist, 1851-1912) A Young Woman. Via Pinterest, click to see)

Girl child, listen to your mama

Listen to your daddy

You might scream and shout

But more often than not they know

What they’re talking about

Because once upon a time

They were where you are

Young, new, untried and not yet at your prime

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June 12, 2012

That Girl

by girldies

 

I’m watching myself do

All the things I said I’d never

Holding too tightly

Wanting too much

Losing me in dreams

Giving away in hope

Bending my own will

Breaking

Over

Your blue-eyed shine

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