General Poetry posted August 15, 2017


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I May Be Going Mad

by Drew Delaney

I may be going mad, a visit I just had;
It slithered cross the path of moss,
His neck so sleek, his eyes so meek.
I may be going mad.

It was just yesteryear, my heart froze, filled with fear.
When something vast did wriggle past;
I'd scream and run, dash for the gun,
It was just yesteryear.

I hope he finds a home, no longer has to roam;
Away from here, and not too near,
My gardens fine, can't cross the line.
I hope he finds a home.



Silver Lining writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem of any type about something ugly (war, hate, cruelty) - but find the beauty (silver lining) in it.
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