Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted April 3, 2020

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Etheree Contest Entry, 1,2 ...,10 syllables

bar walls recall the DTs

by Mark D. R.

saloon door
creaks in the wind.
Broken glasses hide
the dust covered wood floor.
The long mahogany bar
stands alone in total silence.
Flashback to barkeep's banter, the walls
recall patron's delirium tremens.*


Etheree writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
The poetry form, Etheree, consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables. Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.

Thanks to FanArtist for the abandoned building image.

* "Delirium tremens," or DTs, can cause a severe shaking or shivering during alcohol withdrawal.
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