April Extras

There are so many great prompts this month, as April is National Poetry Month.   April will be over before I have a chance to share some of the poems I've come up with, therefore this April Extras post today.  

These are a few random poems using prompts from skyloverpoetry.  The words are taken from the first list of prompts.  Three lists, mix and match.  I chose one word from each list to include in each poem, but one contains two off one list.

The prompt words are in red.  

๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ   ๐Ÿˆ

This first turned out to be a Lune, Kelly version with syllables 5/3/5.

Envy

envy is bitter

and pungent

a green honeydew

๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš    ๐Ÿš

Here I used the word seashell as a noun, rather than the color on the list.  I was unsure what color seashell was meant to be! 

The Seashell

Pensive,

I hold the fragile seashell.

Almost a sacrament,

my hands quaver

with heavy responsibility.

 ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ    ๐Ÿ’ฎ

Untitled

The goldenrod is

blooming in the wilderness.

Hills aglow with nature’s wonder.

 ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰    ๐Ÿ˜‰

Cheeky

The intimate innuendo

flushed her cheeks

a quick fire brick red. 

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