Monthly Archives: July 2016

Broken-down Chevy

Steady Ready Chevy Heavy Everyone push, steady! — all ready? This broken-down Chevy is heavy. ~ an EWK Tyburn Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (A Tyburn poem contains six verses of a 2:2:2:2:9:9 syllabic pattern. The first four lines rhyme and are

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems

Stir Vigorously

Life is bittersweet Add spoonfuls of dreams per day Stir vigorously ~ an EWK 5:7:5 Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems

Flexible

Fold me here Take this end and line it up with that one I’m flexible I bend Place your hand here and press down firmly Slide it along and crease me Crisp edges There you’ve got it Now insert Tab

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems

Tree of Life

The clouds of this life you see Have passed us by in shape-shifted serenity You don’t always look up, as it’s there I would be. This tree of life has become your home. It’s branches have grown with time A

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems

Beach Water

Hotter Brought her Daughter Water As the beach got hotter I brought her Boyfriend and my daughter iced water. ~ an EWK Tyburn Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (A Tyburn poem contains six verses of a 2:2:2:2:9:9 syllabic pattern. The first four

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems

Satin Sheets

I don’t have a typewriter; my fingertips on lettered keys, the old fashioned kind of way… I don’t have a pencil or a pen; my thoughts I would inscribe, my restless mind keeps dropping them… I don’t have a sheet

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems

Spit and Polish

Sailors aligned, in readied formation. Standing proudly side by side. Donned in white caps, Poised for pending inspections. As the threat of invasion looms near. Many stand direct and true, Others acquired a postured skew. Some dappled with silvery medals,

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems

Tour de France

Tour de France Road racing Bicycles Mountain course Time trials Village runs Cheering crowds Peloton Collisions • Traditions Three weeks long Endurance Team leader Sprinter lead Echelons Breakaway Finish line Victory Maillot jaune! (’yellow jersey’) ~ an EWK Tricube (x2)

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems

Army Boots

I once had a pair of Army boots. They were tired and worn from so much use. My mother had died, She had them outside. They’re mine; soon as I get the laces loose. ~ an EWK Limerick Poe’em   ©2016

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Poe'ems
Follow Crumbs of Expression on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 304 other followers