Thursday, October 28, 2010

Acrostic: Empty

.
E M P T Y

Every night they go into town

Maidens in their red and white gowns

Plenty of go gauges show

'Til on corner they know

You now know -- their springs have run down


......................... (Wind them up)

Poem and Photo Copyright
© 2010 Jimmiehov
All Rights Reserved

Please note:
Adi my beagle dog has gone to the end of the driveway,
out to bring in the evening paper.


Acrostics Only Prompt 8: Acrostic Limerick - EMPTY
(Limerick Form - a limerick is defined as “a light humorous, nonsensical, or bawdy verse of 5 anapestic lines usually with the rhyme scheme aabba”. Lines 1, 2, and 5 have 7 to 10 syllables and the last words rhyme. Lines 3 and 4 of Limericks have 5 to 7 syllables and the last words rhyme.)

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5 Comments:

At Thursday, October 28, 2010 5:33:00 PM, Blogger Sioux said...

Yes, I like this one much better!

Thanks for all the nice comments, too, Jim. And happy birthday on Saturday...almost Halloween. Mine (68) won't be until December.

Take care and have a good weekend!

 
At Wednesday, November 03, 2010 1:05:00 PM, Blogger Rebecca said...

I read the poem before I saw the photo. I was wondering what 'they' would be.

 
At Saturday, November 06, 2010 12:23:00 PM, Blogger Chandrika Shubham said...

I agree with Rebecca.

The emotions are so well expressed in Alone.

 
At Tuesday, November 09, 2010 9:24:00 PM, Blogger Amity said...

another fun acros from you...well, limericks must be written with humor, the rule says...:-)

have you stopped writing for OSI Jim?

you must be busy! :-)

 
At Thursday, November 11, 2010 1:08:00 AM, Blogger Amias (ljm and liquidplastic) said...

Jim I had to smile at this one ... you can take it both ways ... empty trucks and empty pro?

Sorry it took me so long to get here .. I am playing catch up whenever I get the energy.

 

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