Thursday, April 20, 2017

salacious in a form as maidens do trite

                                                               Attribution:Jack Versloot
Image: Belly-dancing in Cairo (here)

S for Salubrious in the Quest to be Healthy

the 9 of 12 given words:
soft, blind, peacetime midnight 
lilting (to sing or play in a light, tripping manner)
seldom maidens candy moon
salubrious (health-giving)

soft landing blind to any compromise
peacetime culture that creeps in at midnight
playing to a lilting rhythm that seldom varies
salacious in a form as maidens do trite

to knock a salubrious bash in guarded ways
akin to taking candy from a kid that easy
not a sentinel on guard duties like the old days
but very much a dignified soul forthrightly

moon's glow lighting the path to freedom
sensational dancing gyrating true to form

MMT's Sunday's Whirligig #108
Grace's at d'Verse's OLN #194

8 comments:

  1. Letting yourself free can sure be the way to be

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  2. Excellent use of the words. Pleased to see you left out the naughty ones!

    Another day in Amble Bay!

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    1. Hank avoids such words as far as possible. Why some insist on the 4-letter word in their poems? Have seen it! It'll not make it any better with it nor any worse off without it. Beats me!

      Hank

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  3. I liked the phrase "gyrating true to form". That would seem to be a good way to describe what the dancer is doing.

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  4. Hank, you reached new heights! Well Written wonder. Challenges met. Plus a compliment to the inspiration of a marvelous writer (Nilanjiana).

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    1. Nilan certainly writes lots of factual info through her own experiences not easily available elsewhere. You, noticed it too!

      Hank

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  5. Nice sensational dancing Hank ~ Have a good weekend ~

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  6. Man, belly dancing is the best exercise ... so much fun!

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