Porous: A Palette*

Pile of pans and plates all dried-dirt-kissed, beside untouched porous sponge. Dripping faucet, says tap, tap, tap. Below rusted sink mice munch, munch, munch. Blood-bathed body, lifeless eyes wide open. Silently decays, alone, badly broken. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 8. --- Palette  creates a vivid word painting within a brief… Continue reading Porous: A Palette*

Tasty: A Tango

Words slipping through your sweet, lying tongue, smell as fragrant as wildflowers in bloom. But when they went inside my heart and my mind, your tasty letters are cursed with unending gloom. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 6. The Tango is an invented stanzaic form introduced by Chiquita LoJuana Gonzolas Sills. The… Continue reading Tasty: A Tango

Tantalizing: A Tanaga

Tantalizing speaking eyes, serve as windows. Reveals unspoken letters, mouth always swallows. Mine’s made of transparent glass, why it failed to show? My hunching, hiding being, we, humans call soul? — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 6. --- The Tanaga is a Filipino stanzaic form that was originally written in Tagolog which to my… Continue reading Tantalizing: A Tanaga

Sharp: A Shadorma*

Powerful tongue as sharp as sword. Spit slashing strong words of life, death, destruction and hope. Please use it wisely. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 5. --- The Shadorma is a simple syllabic verse form Theated by James Neill Northe that is most effective when written using strong words or phrases. The… Continue reading Sharp: A Shadorma*

Purple: A Pensee*

Purple- colored skin throbs. Even after tear’s flow stopped. Each strong blow leaves brutal, deep marks. Skin to soul, she's left scarred and scathed. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 4. --- *Pensee found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first… Continue reading Purple: A Pensee*

Time’s Sparkling Void

I thought the turning time can successfully erase traces of the sparkling, beating void your goodbye left inside my tattered soul. A decade after, it becomes clear. I am wrong. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow's Day 1, 2 and 3. P.S. I combined the first three prompts because I was late. 😦 Forgive… Continue reading Time’s Sparkling Void