A to Z Challenge – The Letter F – April 7, 2016

Fending freely
In fields and forests
Foraging for food
From trees and vines:
Fungi, flowers and fruits
Maybe field mice
Or frogs and fish.
Feasting at times
At others,
Frankly frugal repasts!
Formidably
Our forefathers
Fended for millennium thus!
Following food with the seasons
Frightened sometimes freezing.
Finally,
First feeble weapons were fashioned
Then fire was fabricated
Finally farms were founded
Furnishing families with food
In abundance!
But fatally
Fortifications, fratricide and fallacious fantasies
Of supposed superiority
Followed forthwith;
Filthying men’s minds,
Undermining faithful friendships,
Fomenting frustration and felons.
Fine, fine fare thee well!

© G.s.k. ‘16

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A to Z Challenge – The Letter E – April 6, 2016

Even as the evening waned
elfish shadows elongated
elegant, evidently ephemera,
they evaporated ensnared
in exquisite ethereal branches
as they explored ethics and
expounded with erudite eloquent enunciations
their elocutions
expunging evil ensnaring interpretations
of a scatological elite
enabling enduring peace
even among mankind’s
eccentric entertaining evangelion*
proponents of every persuasion.

evening elves
elevating lives
exploring
peace ethics
expound with erudition
exquisite reason

© G.s.k. ’16

*The word evangelical has its etymological roots in the Greek word for “gospel” or “good news”: ε’υαγγέλιον (evangelion), from eu- “good” and angelion “message”.  Here I’m not interested in its evolution through the middle ages in regards to Christianity; whether Protestantism or the reformation of the Catholic Church.   I’m referring to all those who repute themselves to be the harbingers and messengers of “good tidings” and are usually the proponents of disaster … in a religious or other sense – Christian or otherwise.   So I left the word in it’s Latinized Greek form.

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A to Z Challenge – The Letter D – April 5, 2016

Moulin Rouge Toulouse-Lautrec Paintings – 1890

Delightful Daphne,
Dowager dame
from Dorroughby downs
Danced (dusting daisies) at dawn
In damask digs,
Dumbfounding Daft old Dan!
(Doubting his eyes
Daft Dan did declare:
“Damn, I’m dreaming drivel!”)
Alas duly assured,
The delighted demented debaucher
Dropped down on his knees
Declaring his demise
If she denied his devotion.
Diffident in her dishevelment
Daphne demurred daintily,
Declaring:
“Devotion does demand a
Desirous dedication,
Disregard for dithering declarations
and I do mean durable discretion.
Do declare; “I Do! My dotty devotee”
Then dignify your declaration
With delightful deportment:
Dancing through the daisies
Disrobed at dawn with me!”

© G.s.k. ’16

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A to Z The letter “C” – April 4, 2016

Candy Caraway
Created a commotion
Crooning “Copacabana” as she
Careened ’round Carruthers’ Cafe,
Costumed in a cream coloured cambric costume!
“Uncannily cautious,
Curiously coy!”
Critics commented caustically:
“Cream cambric clashes colossally
with classic calypso castanets!”
Conga, calypso and Caribbean dance coaches
Clavered, clamoured and finally clambered
Cleaving consistently to clothe’s codes
centring on colorfully creole colours…
Candy Caraway,
Chuffed, cutely chirruped:
“Caramba! My cheesy chemise and costume
changes … crimson cream
creates a colourful costume
complimenting Caribbean Calypso –
critics – clamour no more!”

© G.s.k. ‘16

 

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