A real neat show

by Melissa   Feb 9, 2016

Oh your cryptic lines play words
like a carnival game;
I'm the bull's eye
you're the dart fluttering by,
never kissing its target

and the prize
is always an opportunity
for a bigger prize

I want to be a gypsy
dishing fateful omens at passersby,
or better yet, the queen of cups
resting in your hand

but I'm merely a girl,
with a cotton candy tongue,
words playing like a carousel
around and around and around


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Latest Comments

  • 3 years ago

    by Maple Tree

    Judging comment

    There is such a large variety of wording that is so fun and detailed that I had to highlight this piece.

    The structure within the formatting also allows the reader to have fun reading this piece.

    I felt like I was at a carnival and I do believe that was meant to be the metaphor and the message within the lines is very powerful..

    Melissa has a true gift for pouring out her feelings within descriptive detail and metaphors!! Just wonderful

  • 3 years ago

    by zvikov

    This is a nice one - I like.

  • 3 years ago

    by Darren

    Congrats on the win. Glad I nominated.

    this deserved to win.

  • 3 years ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Hello Melissa,

    Lovely to see this on the front page this week. Congratulations and all the best,

  • 3 years ago

    by Karla