What Florid Fingers

WhatFloridFingers
What florid fingers
Tentatively probing
Come slyly slinking
Spreading wide
Dimming the glories
That crown ebon infinity
Majestic vault bestrewn
Myriad stars a twinkle
That tardy tenebrous tumescence
Burnished brilliance breaking
Hovering on the horizon
Whereof devious digits
Piercing achromatic night
Tentatively probing
Laboring towards the vertex
Spreading in a panorama
Varnishing the firmament
Lo, that gleaming grandeur
Swelling towards repletion
Abolishing the dark horizon
Heralding the arrival of morn
Tis the timorous dawn.

I wrote this poem after seeing this sunrise (which I’ve tried to recreate)  one morning when I was staying with my mother.

Emily

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Heartfelt Love

SheltiePup

Bathed in the explicit emotion
Burning within your dark brown eyes
I sigh resignedly
With heartfelt love
Moreover, and gather your leash
Time for our walk
“Heel Rex.”

Emily

Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge February 19, 2019: Write a piece using the phrase explicit emotion.

Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: February 19, 2019

Chinook

SpringThaw

First spring gust surges
Wind’s wake betrays thaw’s approach
Honking Vee’s flying
Harbingers of equinox
Efflorescent explosion.

Emily

I choose to write a Tanka.

#Haikai Challenge #72 (2/9/19): first spring gust (haru ichiban) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga
This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) in which you state or allude to the first spring gust (haru ichiban)

#Haikai Challenge #72 (2/9/19): first spring gust (haru ichiban) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Aspiration

 

RedYellowCloudsSky

Streaking sky grey
Fleecy clouds inspire
/Imagination/
Wondrous visions
Misty blue hills rising
Decorating the horizon
Vistas expanding
Worlds mysterious
/Numberless/
Dreaming of impossibilities
Potentialities expanding
/Unlimited/
Becoming reality
Woolgathering
Frees the spirit
Profits your soul.

Emily
Exactly 36 Words
Weekend Writing Prompt #92: “Wool-gathering”

https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2019/02/02/weekend-writing-prompt-92-wool-gathering/comment-page-1/

Abiding

winterfield furrows

Fallow lies the furrowed earth
Entombed by bitter bleakness
Winter, that inhospitable season
Waiting patiently
Seasons cycling
Spring’s rebirth
Exuberant verdant explosion
Flora splitting the soil
Wild geese scything the sky
Songbirds caroling joyfully
Fountaining hope
Resurrection of the soul.

Emily

40 Words exactly
Weekend Writing Prompt #90: “Furrowed”

https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/20204174/posts/2141259342

Revenant

dracula

“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
Dracula
Bram Stoker

Darkness is my cloak /Wrap it tight/
Shielding every movement
Bathed by the light of the new moon
Howling of the wolves /Prelude/
Minutes of terror
My presence wrecks
Stealthily I creep
Upon my prey
Oblivious in their innocence
Hot red blood /Beckoning/
Fast beating hearts /Throbbing/
Drawing me in
I open my mouth wide /Strike/
My fangs dig deep /Feast/
Limp bodies /Paley waxen/
Take to wing
Soaring through the skies
Seeking /Ever seeking/
I revel in everything I am
/Creature of the night/
Predator /Slayer/
Vampire!

Emily

Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: January 15, 2029

https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/66901623/posts/2136449671