General Poetry posted May 16, 2017


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a poem inspired by a Vincent Van Gogh painting

Night Walk

by RodG

Oh, Son, let's take a walk tonight
past fields we've plowed 'neath spacious skies.
Our work is done, time's flexible.
Full moon above and Dipper bright.

That cypress tree and old blue fir
were present there before my birth.
The lilac bush by barn's red door
is now in bloom, perfumes the air.

I'm hearing hooves  and seeing dust,
but coming buggy's no surprise.
Your gal's no fool, loves nights like this.
I'll walk alone now if I must.


Write a poem using these words... writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem in any form or style, with any subject or emotion but must include the following words:

flexible - present - air - dipper - lilac - fir - door - spacious

Where do these words take you??

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