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Love true

 

Beat fear

 

Hurt pain

 

Hope well

 

Grip fate

 

Load life

 

With zeal

 

Make guts

 

Rock hard

 

Seek self

 

Keep real

 

Grow wits

 

Shed hate

 

Look with

 

Wide eyes

 

Feel your soul

 

Open

 

This was a fun challenge! Would love to read your four letter word poems. 🙂 For those of you who are interested, here’s a list of words to work with:  http://www.becomeawordgameexpert.com/wordlists4.htm

 

 

 

Love multiplies with timeLove

Adds without subtracting

Measures infinity

With irrational numbers

Divides two

To equal one

Great common denominator

My dream world has pointy ridges and snow capped mountains. No fancy rides to shoot me to the top.

My dream world has rivers with strong currents. They gurgle and churn like cold mouths.

My dream world smells of smoke, of charred endings and new beginnings.

My dream world echoes with sharp words from lips that taste just right.

My dream world has crooked noses, big ears that flap like wings.

My dream world has whirlwinds that carry hope in bubbles. They burst on my face like wet kisses.

My world has large, sticky webs that weave dreams with strings of faith.

Frizzy, wild and uncontrollable.

            Hairspray just doesn’t stick. So we pile on the wax to mould our paths, to smooth the kinks. We stick a few road signs to know our limits and prevent hazards. We build roundabouts for safe passage.

            But we can’t control the weeds. No matter how hard we try, they curl out of the cracks, like long, lanky fingers that poke and probe our well preserved guts. 

            We stumble then along our pristine paths with aches in our stomachs, we jumble the signs, we give way when we should stop. We go around and around the roundabout wondering what happened to our carefully mapped out streets.

             Well, there is no blueprint.

             Life is like a bad hair day, unruly and disobedient.

             With rocky roads and potholes full of surprises.

We can’t take it for a drive, it’s leaking in three places.

But it’s smooth to touch.

The engine’s faulty, it needs a service.

But it sounds so good.

We can’t fix it, it will cost too much.

And yet we try to patch it up with bandaids that are soggy with sweat and tears.