I had to post this in jpg form because of my formatting, but I'm very pleased with how it turned out! Your Writing Prompt for today is to create a poem using one-syllable words. This is my interpretation. What's yours?
Wilted roses under glass Set upon the tabletop Hearing shadows as they pass Unsure how to make them stop. Candlesticks try to advise, Clocks remind me of the hour, As I long for my demise To escape the witch's power. Prowling between empty rooms In this prison I have made, This castle shall be our … Continue reading The Beast
Emerge anew from the writings of old, Weave their words to tell your tale, Make their phrases crass and bold, Show no mercy with your gale. You are more than flesh and bone, Your blood is ancient still, Time to conjure up your throne; Bend these mortals to your will. You have stardust in your … Continue reading Stardust
The legend of the Drowned God and his sacrifice for humanity.
The dogs of war are coming They roam the streets at night Marking out their territory Before the coming light Their teeth are made of daggers Their claws are made of steel They roam around the neighborhood Looking for a meal ------------------------------------------------ This poem was inspired by a pack of dogs roaming my neighborhood in … Continue reading The Dogs of War
I love the smell of salami in the evening. It's rich, salty, and reminds me of a time when I was afraid of the person I am now. My date looks fabulous in his corduroy pants, Turtleneck sweater, black-rimmed glasses, And a bit of mustard in his beard. I order my sandwich and sit across … Continue reading A Quiznos Romance
Find your best whisk and combine Six egg yolks with some sugar. Blend them together until The pain begins to dissolve. Preheat your favorite oven Before adding sweetened lies That congeal within the bowl And scald your battered spirit. Line up your clean ramekins, Each one an empty vessel Ready to hold the … Continue reading How to make Crème brûlée