Something’s Gotta Give

This week’s Monday challenge at d’Verse Poets is to write a quadrille (poem of exactly 44 words) using some form of the word change.

Something’s gotta give;
Something’s gotta change.
Can’t keep doing
the same old thing.
The daily grind
grinding me down
till nothing’s left.

Something’s gotta give;
Something’s gotta change.
Looking for a tomorrow
filled with hope.
Something new
to build me up;
letting me soar.

Mourning Moon

Snot drizzles and drips from my
nose, partly from the cold wind
scraping her fingers across my face.
Mostly the floodgates were opened
with Mourning Moon’s mandate–
let go the painful relationship before
winter’s solstice brings darkness.
Farewells are never easy, yet
this one leaves my heart shredded,
hanging to bleed dry after the kill.

I am sharing with Hedgewitch at her blog Verse Escape for Friday Flash 55.  I know I’m late, but it’s hard to get back into the habit of writing.  I’m trying.



She poured a glass of wine, sat down, and started thinking about what she had done.  Would it be a good decision?  Change is always hard, but it was so risky to quit her job and take another that paid so much less.  Still it would be worth it not to be working for Satan.



This is my story for G-Man’s Friday Flash 55.