Monday, March 31, 2014

winds lashed hard...

                                                                                                                           Artist:  Jan Porcellis
Image: Strong Winds at Sea  (here)

All of the 33 words:
me you mockingbird tea cake says window morning
road rain melting wind churches sky bread stars read
rabbit woods smile tease life swearing thin again
water canal south palm madness neck out blue

You, me ‘to kill a mockingbird’
What a thriller over cake and tea
So says he!

Through the window in the morning
Across the road rain and melting winds
lashed hard

The sky groaned the churches'
steeples shook precariously

Bread and butter issues and to think
the stars read well!

A rabbit in the woods daintily
skipping to tease a smile at life
and swearing thin again

Questioning why water at the canal
south of the palm trees should shriek
with madness

Sticking its neck out for no reason
It later turned blue in the face with

For Miskey's We Write Poems with Wordle #12


  1. haha nice play on the water indeed. It would turn blue and plug its ears with the shrieking palm trees

  2. What a creative use of the word list....Love the ending

  3. Well done, Hank. A thoroughly enjoyable read!

  4. Hank... I have to admit.... I've never heard water shriek.
    Or Kitty Cats speak
    Your imagination knows no limits, sir
    Mine is just a big blue blur

  5. Why am I not surprised that you can use all 33 words? Only you, Hank!

  6. what an interesting blend of imagery...and personification...the sky groaning and water shrieking....

  7. A beautiful use of the words ... loved the piece :-)

  8. Well done! I couldn't do it.

  9. Excellent job, Hank! I particularly love the last two stanzas.