Posted in May 2019, Triolet

Spring Cleaning

Figure with push broom sweeping

Distressed?

Oppressed?

Obsessed?

Depressed?

Repressed?

Suppressed?

Get rid of all those stresses

Banish all those presses

Remove all those sesses

Get rid of all those stresses

Add some blesses, progresses,

Impresses, and successes

Get rid of all those stresses

Banish all those presses

Triolet

Posted in Ballad, NaPoWriMo 2013

NaPoWriMo 2013, #25–Ballad of If’s

If I had the power dreams to fulfill,
Yours I would instill,
If I only could, I surely would.

If I knew the way to ease your pain,
Hurting, you would never feel again,
If I only could, I surely would.

Your sorrow I would banish,
Your dreams would never vanish,
If I only could, I surely would.

I’d bring you hope for the morrow,
and joy for your sorrow,
If I only could, I surely would.

Leona J. Atkinson
04-25-13
Ballad Poem