Written for a dark themed 31 word challenge by Uma. Rules below:
micropoetry challenge.. as the title smells, expecting dark themes preferably (sunshine-soft sweats n smokes too r highly welcum though), but stritcly no erotic.
n the simple rules r max 3 entries per poet word limit per poem: 31 words or less any format new writes of course title optional (not counted as part of 31, but don't have a lengthy running one i had noticed in few dup poems plz)
winner to be based on the intensity of content build upon n the overall poetic...
A weary old man with weathered hands sits to reminisce Of times when things were simplified and fears did not exist Bat and ball and overalls, a young man's first real date 9 to 5 the daily grind, at times he worked so late
His old friend Joe he knew him well before he passed away "I'll see you Joe." He spoke the words upon his service day A picture kept, a souvenir, Joe's dirty baseball cap He shed a tear and wrinkled it, laying in his lap
The memories of growing old and strengthening the bond Like that famous bowling match, and flirting with the...