Treats

This poem was written in response to today’s Daily Prompt.

Whenever we think of treats
the sug’ry kind comes to mind:
choc’lates, ice cream, candy canes;
and there’s the fruit of the vine
that sometimes make us insane
to our shortcomings, mistakes:
whiskey, brandy, slivovitz
seem to cure all kinds of aches.
A softer glow some’ll never know:
the northern lights, fires in flight,
ebb and flow on the seashore,
eagles calling from the heights.
Yet a greater treat exists:
sharing God’s eternal bliss.

 

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12 thoughts on “Treats

    • “Poor poetry” it seems to be. The rhythm is all messed up and even though there is progression, there is little depth in the poem.

      The reason why I posted it though is two fold: (1) to show what, we all know, happens when we write without our muse and (2) to go against the pressure I felt to write and post only “perfect” poetry. 🙂

      I did some reading and it does seem to fit the bill for poetra povera, a call to return to the simplicity and living aspect of nature (in short).

      Thank you for your honesty. I value it. 😀

      Reply
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