July Challenge — a quadrille

The bird broke
my concentration
when he pecked
the door.

“Anatomy of Melancholy”
from my fingers fell.

Closed, it hit the floor.

A quadrille is simply a forty-four word poem.  In this case I have started it out in free verse.

Jilly has set up a challenge for July (click here for details), where one poet begins a poem and another finishes it and posts.  Be sure you read through the directions… and have fun!

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    • Challenge taken. It may not be today… I have a few ahead in line. But you know how poetry goes; yours may butt ahead in line. It already has my gears grinding.


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