Blackout Poetry

For English this week we had to make blackout Poetry will be one of the first three pages from Of Mice and Men. It was a really fun project, I’ve always liked blackout Poetry and thought about trying it. Here’s mine:

Once Upon a Summer

Once upon a summer I flew Made great leaps and bounds Once upon a summer I led Ran ahead Once upon a summer I dreamed I’d face the lions and not mind a bit Once upon a summer I could run and run Not lose a breath Then run some more Once upon a summer…

Car Trip

Only five minutes until we leave A mad rush for shoes A coat slips to the floor, forgotten Bags thrown in the trunk Sliding into seats Four seat belts snap into place The engine roars to life The radio flickers on Music fills our ears A pause to get the mail A jump into and…

Easter Messes

(A day late, because I didn’t go online on Easter) Days of children waiting Easter rabbits litter the store One child trying not to cry over a nearly-empty basket, Helpless parents forced to watch poverty take its toll Crumpled dresses in the corner In a pink, pink room One little girl barely clothed, Helpless parents…

No Time for God, Silence

I have two poems to share with you today. (that’s all) I have to memorize these poems. (!) No Time For God By Norman L. Trott No time for God? What fools we are, to clutter up Our lives with common things And leave without heart’s gate The Lord of Life and Life itself Our…

A Mother’s Love

“I love you” She whispered in her baby boy’s ears. “I love you” She whispered as she watched her son sleep through the night. “I love you” She whispered when her son learned to walk. “I love you” She whispered while her son boarded the bus for the very first time. “I love you” She…

Mom

Our subject today is: (drum roll…) MOTHERS! Moms are the best, at least, mine is! So this poem is to mothers everywhere. Mom knows best Oh she is always right Mom knows what you need Loving caring, watching Over you every night Vex her not, Even if she loves you She is human after all…

On your mark, get set, GO!

Running a race I’m way to nervous First race of the season Why are we waiting Please just let me run I’m like a caged animal Pacing on the line I don’t want to waste my energy I can’t help but move Please, Just let me run! There he is, What is he saying? He’s…

A Salute to Lucille Ball

laugh-out-Loud famous Until the end red hair, iConic mark do you love Lucy, because I love Lucy dear daughter, Lucie Arnaz her Life was well-lived dEar son, Desi Arnaz Ball, Lucille Arnaz, Desi Life well lived Life ended to soon

Poetry

P oems that float O ver my page E ver flying higher and higher T ill they reach the top R eading is over Y et I still see the poem It is burned in my brain Do you, My dear reader, Enjoy reading Countless poems? Or do you, My dear reader, Prefer different posts?…