Posts tagged ‘grandmother’

May 13, 2018

One Prolonged Blast (for Grammy)

by Stephen

4 to 6 second pull on the ship’s whistle
Announces to others in the harbor
The romance of sea:

“Underway! Shift colors”

The Ensign now flaps from the mast.
Jack folded into a tight triangle
Stowed away until:

“Moored! shift colors.”

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April 16, 2013

“GRANDMOTHER “

by I HAVE A VOICE

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1913

a year I cannot recall like I do others.

I was not flesh yet, my soul still roosting in clouds.

1960

Daunting to think I could even saunter into her

Existence and claim her full attention,

But I did.

Birds… I understood her need for wings and

Song like wheat stalks bursting to be gleaned

And eaten meant for more than a sweet

Possibility.

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February 9, 2013

“Grandmother In Pumps”

by I HAVE A VOICE

Poetry Prompt by “Imaginary Garden with Real Toads”Using a group of 5 chosen words: These are my 5 word group.(Merciless, sidewalks, secrets, permission, enticed)

*dVerse also has a poetry prompt on looking back to some memory, I’ve decided to  use this same poem:

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Her caring but controlling grip as

I pushed the pedestrian light button

Green, enticed my next accurate suspension…

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