|photo by theartmess|
John Mayer says, 'Lower your expectations'
after glaucoma surgery, who has expectations?
see---chasing others expectations, we lose ourselves,
a slave to expectations, post a sign bill, lost & found
the song may not sound the same, expectations
close our ears only to expectations, leaves disappointed
'Expecting to lose, a win exceeds expectations,'
my wife dislikes playing cards against my lack of expectations
at the end of each night, the sun rises to our expectations
how often we lose sight of those same expectations
fail to live up to expectations and they'll fire you, perhaps
it would be best if someone told you, your expectations
if this poem didn't meet your expectations, i had none, so
it met mine. (bet you thought i would say expectations,
Over at dVerse Poets today, Sam has us writing ghazals or specifically ghazal sonnets...this is a more modernized version of a ghazal in millermetre (i never do these things quite right. smiles)...if you want to know how to do it right, stop in and see Sam...he will open the door at 3 pm EST.
and for g-man, a story in 55 words...
time & placeholders
is it late or early,
this blooming flower,
so delicate & silky
fluttering in a winter
bruising & tearing
as its battered
north & south
blame the season
blame the wind
blame the flower
the already brittle grass
watches silent, only
talking when someone
steps on it