5 Very Short Twitter Poems

Micropoetry for dVerse Poets Open Link Night, Week 46
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somewhere over the Pacific Ocean

Cirrus Clouds and Contrails

cirrus clouds and contrails
brilliant summer azure at 40,000 feet
I know the sky is the same blue there—
I drift in idle daydreams
of the voyage

(in response to @TinaNguyen’s #5poem prompt, “contrails“.)

Internal Arguments

Another coffee
or maybe I shouldn’t
really don’t want to be up all night
perhaps ice-water or juice
or maybe just one more coffee

(in response to @TinaNguyen’s  #5poem prompt, “coffee“.)

Summer Haiku

#1
Eerie bruise-green sky
thunderstorms threaten the land
ill-fated peonies

#2
water everywhere
irridescent feathers flap
starlings take a bath

Fingers Crossed

All the little seedlings
tucked into the garden soil
please Mr. Rabbit
do not feast here tomorrow

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17 Responses to 5 Very Short Twitter Poems

  1. aprille says:

    Love your verbal patchwork.
    A very new way of writing to me.
    Also want to say how beautiful your header image is. It soothes me each time I stop by.

  2. claudia says:

    oh i hope mr. rabbit lets those little seedlings grow…and smiled at the one with the coffee..just thought if it’s wise to brew me one right now…10:17 pm…

  3. claudia says:

    oh and yes..i understand swiss german…just can’t speak it…well i can..but sounds mondo funny..smiles

  4. brian miller says:

    haha…always another coffee, just saying….and enjoy the journey, its where much of the fun resides…and its the deer not the rabbit i worry aout you know…smiles….nice short pieces chris…

  5. chris says:

    there’s always a coffee ready for you Brian. No deer here, but the rabbits, though small, can eat a lot of garden…

  6. hedgewitch says:

    I love micropoetry, and twitter generates a lot of great stuff that way–nice responses to Tina’s prompts, and a nice helping of nature, too. (I also like your header photo–soon it will be burning hot where I am and it will be nice to know that places like that exist.)

  7. Excellent selections, I especially enjoyed your haiku.

  8. Ravenblack says:

    Love these gems. Especially the coffee one — which I can relate; there is never enough coffee to be had. And the last one with the seedlings and wishing. Normally rabbits are cute, but not if you want your seedlings to have a chance.

  9. seingraham says:

    These are terrific, really special. And I agree with whomever commented on the photo – it’s super and very relaxing …think my favourite phrases are “eerie bruise-green sky” and “ill-fated peonies”
    but it’s hard to choose, they’re all so good.

  10. janehewey says:

    ahhh, Summer Haiku -these two I especially love. ~jane

  11. ayala says:

    I always go for the extra coffee…nice poems, Chris :)

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