Adumbration Poems - Below
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COVID-19 A New Darkness
adumbration, dark, health, hope, humanity, love, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
it is closing its careless bite
upon ALL of us
it knows no favor, no age, no disposition
fear and all its dim shadows
paint the tremulous sky above
and swirl the murky waters at our feet
it casts an arrogant shade that we have...Read More
The Mask of Tourmaline
adumbration, anxiety, horror, imagination, mystery, myth, night, psychological,
Twice the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Yet again awoken by winter when the third was three in number.
I sense that a silence doth sneak ‘tween cracks of weathered wood,
Conniving with that which shadows show to those whose senses...Read More
Trenchant Recalcitrant Poet Welcomes Animadversion
adumbration, 12th grade, fate, goodbye, hyperbole, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
(alternately titled: aery diction galloped jocosely)
Abbreviation asper "FAKE"
abdication (wishful thinking),
an aberration Trump accepted
abjuration (or alternative) i.e.
ablation, thee apprenticed
president, would never forsake
abnegation (sooner his cold,
dead paws pried loose Putin
on the Ritz Carlton), this
abomination, his indiscriminate
abrogation appears (underwent)
acceleration autocratic accentuation
Americans aver acceptation,
Original Mask of Alabaster
adumbration, addiction, allusion, confusion, dream, evil, horror, night,
A wince doth lurk wearing which wicked gaze,
Of conniving cast shadows ‘tween my windowpanes.
Gazing through the window’s diaphanous gelid glass,
I see a flushing fluorescent misty haze of frothy brass.
It floats aloft the frost of the frigid Winter floor,
The Mask of Alabaster
adumbration, anxiety, confusion, deep, dream, education, fantasy, fear,
Once the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Whence the winter woke me when the third was three in number.
I sense that a wince doth lurk and wear which wicked gaze,
Of conniving shadows cast between my bedroom windowpanes.
I try to...Read More
Seconds shatter dawn's chilled gasp
Moments remain mute...Read More