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Quatorzain Poems

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An inspiring pile of shoes
I attended a large gathering and took some time
to observe the great assortment of shoes stacked on the racks
I saw new shoes, pricey shoes, and shoes not worth a dime
and shoes that seemed to have crossed many paths and tracks.

I...Read More
Categories: humor, inspirational, social,
Form: Quatorzain



Premium Member icy tears

my hope hangs
with these stars
lost somewhere
beneath darkness
in the valance
of clouds
that hang
overhead
in the somberness
of january's wrath
as it rains down
its icy tears

beyond the hill
the moon hangs still
...Read More
Categories: sad, winter,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member requiem
people gather,
in grief!
I can feel the deep, pain
the tears!
music melancholy,
prayers!
I hear my name,
and stand!
my hands are, trembling
I read!
my forever love pours,
mother!

my arms held you,
in death!

_______________________________
January 8, 2020

Poetry/Quatorzain/requiem
Copyright Protected, ID 20-1215-011-03
All Rights Reserved, 2020, Constance La France

Written for FFI Blog Series...Read More
Categories: grief,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member QUATORZAIN the name
on the verge of love,
mutual discovery unveiled
in their secret world;
lips to lips ,sealed,
hearts in passion pound
ardour's whispers sound;
need unchains desire,
pleasure's fever fans a fire,
each flame thrusting higher;
in duet's crescendo choir
realisation exceeds hope,
promise, with trust elope;

enchantment metamorphose
as love,sublime,grows 

Note:
a quatorzain is...Read More
Categories: quatorzain, poetry, word play,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Flies is a Delicacy for Me
If flies in our sleep is meat
Ketchup-ing all we can eat,
But I’m warning you, you have to be fast.
Grab a plate quickly, when the die is cast.
If you want nutrition to fully last,
You can season it with brown sage and...Read More
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Quatorzain



Premium Member Glorious George
My TV Soap is on again tonight,
Pretty faces playing different parts,
Of course it's not exactly dynamite,
Just gals looking for sweethearts:
They're having problems finding "Mr. Right",
Can't find George Clooney counterparts,
The blokes they meet are not dynamite,
Not exactly dishy, not exactly smart,
So...Read More
Categories: boyfriend, film, funny love, girl, heart, lonely,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Where Evil Creeps
An eerie silence wrapped the bog,
I dared not move nor speak.
The chilling blanket of the fog
where evil beings creep,
conceals within tormented souls 
now stirring from their sleep,
and there with gruesome fate foretold
lie secrets they will keep.
Into the darkest night they...Read More
Categories: scary,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member ANTICIPATION OF LOVE a song of songs
on the verge of love,
mutual discovery unveiled
in their secret world;
lips to lips ,sealed,
hearts in passion pound
ardour's whispers sound;
need unchains desire,
pleasure's fever fans a fire,
each flame thrusting higher;
in duet's crescendo choir
realisation exceeds hope,
promise, with trust elope;

enchantment metamorphose
as love,sublime,grows...Read More
Categories: desire, love,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member THE FUGITIVE
Oft I ponder the impulse to endure,
As I stare into the eyes of a turtle.
Start from egg bones that they are,
A part of their shelled home structure.

Them, all in a crutch, breakout as a bale,
Outlast their plight, cross a beach,...Read More
Categories: analogy, beach, conflict, endurance, life, nature, ocean,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Lost Smiles
What price a smile;
its value immeasurable?
First learned when a cheek was tickled,
long before an uttered jest,
a nonsensical gurgling grin
learned how to own a room.
Before "trying harder" failed,
sophistication and foolishness 
vied for our personal attention;
painted smiles begging to be laughed at,
lonely...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Quatorzain
MY NEVER VOWS
Let me never defy God’s instruction
And redefine it based on my notion...
...Being warned of such carnal commotion
I yield to Him with joyous submission.
			
Let me never undermine God’s design
And pursue after my worldly dream sign...
...Being helped from tendency to resign
I fulfill...Read More
Categories: appreciation, christian, devotion, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Quatorzain
Bullfighter and bulls
A fuming, fierce and moving target
On yor species will you place yor bet!

Aiming the blade into shoulder blade or beating heart
all toreadors hope to throw that fatal decisive dart!

This bullyboy to score a bloodied bullseye in bullfight!
O'course not for the...Read More
Categories: animal, sports,
Form: Quatorzain
We Dance Within The Midnight Hours - Valentine's Collection
(Valentine's Collection)

25.

my Valentine, our temples entwine in the dance of midnight hours
beloved, you shine in golden pleasure before my eyes
our shadows dance upon the wall as body temperature rises
temples perspiring as we dance to the song our hearts now sing
oh,...Read More
Categories: desire, dream, love, night, passion,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member What To Push Into A Poem
What to push into a poem next?  What to begin to write?
What if nothing hits me as smart or even a bit bright?
Should I work on a quatorzain, quatrain or questionku?
What feels right? What should a beginning poet do?
...Read More
Categories: quatorzain, poems, poetry, words,
Form: Free verse
WHILE WAITING FOR THE RETURN OF CHRIST
While waiting for Christ’s return, we should be spiritually awake
As His children saved from fire’s lake.
Let us abide in Him; His truth we must not forsake
Fully aware that He never makes any mistake!

While waiting for Christ’s return, we should trust...Read More
Categories: appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE
What's the difference…

The difference between the Short Distance's height
And the Long Distance's shallowness drawn tight
Is that neither knows the hollowness of its might
Whichever way they may look: up down left or right

If you went up the shallowness of the one...Read More
Categories: fantasy, riddle,
Form: Quatorzain
My Mistress, The Sea
There is a longing to the sea
	When gazing at the glossy floor.
Time and tides roll in and out,
	Lonely waves upon distant shores.
A siren’s call from distant ports,
	Shipwrecking lips and sunset eyes.
She loves like a tempest and then
	The ghostly chill of...Read More
Categories: analogy, desire, love,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Twenty Years of Spaces Filled
So much easier to pack the car,
no litter box, no carrier -
space for other things.

So much easier at motels,
unloading it all and
no hide and seek at morning departure -
less stress and time for other things.

At home, no litter box in...Read More
Categories: loss, pets,
Form: Quatorzain
The Sun Will Soon Shine Again

Do not drown in your sorrow,
This dark storm is not the end,
Look forward to tomorrow,
This cloud too shall pass, my friend;

It's difficult, I agree,
To stop thinking of the past,
Those memories won't just flee,
Give it some time, not so fast;

Hold on...Read More
Categories: death, dedication, encouraging,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member THE,QUATORZAIN FORM
REQUIEM 
nothing moves,
silence!
echos of voices,past
awake!
faces appear,then
depart!
a tear trickles,
slowly!
the music plays,
faintly!
emotion erupts,
again!

regret whispers,
in pain!

Note:
a quatorzain is a stanza or poem of fourteen lines...Read More
Categories: death, remember,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Unicorn Island
Noah gathered the animals two of a kind,
But neglected the unicorn- it does not exist;
Except in legend and on a magical island,
And to go there- I just need to close my eyes.

Oh, it is a wild untamed emerald island,
Its shores...Read More
Categories: fantasy,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Look Beyond Yourself
I recall long ago seeing a picture of a soldier holding a child,
A small child of war and that image still breaks my heart;
Why can the wars around the world just stop and peace come,
And in every part of this...Read More
Categories: peace, war,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Outside My Window
(Quatorzain)

Outside my window          The earth shakes.
Loud roars of thunder crash as the lightening blinds my vision;
Nordic Gods warring in the darkened sky     outside my window.

Outside my window...Read More
Categories: nature, storm,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member T U R P I T U D E


T U R P I T U D E



On and on, slash! My sweetest agony thrilled to tease, SLASH!

Puff, PUFF! Cooking my skin into tender purple dots, fast

as pies of flesh fever, shrills and tearing in spiral rush. . .

Weary...Read More
Categories: dark, emotions, evil, imagery, lust, pain, sin,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Love You So Much
 
Is there something you want to tell me my love?
Because I have some things I need to say to you.
I thought we had forever that we would grow old,
Together, and be looking back on a wonderful life.

I am so...Read More
Categories: death, lost love,
Form: Quatorzain