August 9th, 2022: MICROPOETRY

The following micro poems were chosen as "BEST ENTRIES" from
our "Anything Friday" offering, held on June 3, 2022. TRINKETS These toes long to feel the sand
between them; a Pacific Beach
upon a Mission forward.
My new, go-to, come home reality.
Where everything wanted rolls in with
the flicking waves rolling and breaking
upon the masterpiece of that which I am.
The transition of space within the
conclave of this mind is a hearty
mantlepiece of self-worthiness
glittered with the golden touch of
devotion now laid upon her alter.

© Brad Sanford SLEEPLESS NIGHTS

The sun turns reddish, them plump down
Behind a veil, beyond my vantage point
Slowly gloom alights, houses light up
Biological clock starts seeding melatonin
A soul then thrives on sleepless nights
Working hard as if she's about to seek
A whole new continent - of poetry.

© Irfan Khan Iffi COMING UNDONE... Watch me fall apart again
After being strong for so long
Having an emotional overload
To the tune of an old song
Like a cup that's overflowing
The tears, they fall like rain
I'm breaking apart at the seams
From this outpouring of emotional pain.

© Donna McCabe CHOICE

It all became a choice when I decided to believe in you
It became a choice when I decided to give you my heart
It became a choice when I decided to give you my love
It became a choice when I decided to wait for you
It became a choice when I decided to hold on to you

But you know what wasn't a choice

When you decided to leave without saying goodbye
When you allowed the cold hands of death to snatch you away
When I think that you didn't fight enough to live
When you went to the other world

Whether it's a choice or not, I will always have you in my heart, forever. © Queen Enuah HAIKU

broken weathered cliffs
under a brilliant blue sky
hugging the bent grass

© Shahid Abbas

August 9th, 2022: MICROPOETRY