Twiglet #147

A twiglet is a short phrase. Its aim is to “prompt” thought. A memory. If something comes to mind, write. A polished piece isn’t the goal; creativity is. Leave a link, if you’d like your work read, but comments should not be expected.

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  1. […] This little bit of tongue in cheek was written in 50 word increments utilizing the literary prompt,  “It is quite true that his life had been very evil, but, upon the other hand, he was most conscientious in all things connected with the supernatural.” – The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde. As supplied by Kristian on 50 Word Thursdays, and the phrase ‘dry as the moon’ provided by Misky on her site,  Twiglet’s. […]

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  2. My brain’s still on vacation


    If the sky opened up
    to rain on the moon,
    what sort of mess would that be?

    Would it transform the dust
    to moon-mud, or slush,
    or would it collect in the seas?

    That’s a silly question, you say,
    a rank impossibility.
    The cloudless lunar heaven lacks
    the rainmaking faculty.

    But you’re wrong, and what’s missing
    in in you: not heaven or me.
    The moon is, like, a metaphor.
    You know: in poetry.

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