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Flying Low

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Flying Low
 
“What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it?” (Henry Miller)


Rock On -
A Limericked Heist on a Dangerous Tryst

Young Icarus carried a crush;
For Candy his mind was a mush.
He failed at finesse,
His manners a mess –
Perhaps it was just a bum’s rush.

Till finally, he snagged her soul.
They stepped out alone for a stroll.
She joined in his climb
For secrets sublime,
But more than their hearts were a-roll.

Their ending, we fear, was profound.
Just ask anyone still around.
They vanished from sight,
Perhaps taking flight.
The secret remained underground.

 
Posted for a variety of prompts:
Easy Street Prompts (“bum’s rush”)
…in other words … (Henry Miller quote – above)
One Single Impression (“Icarus”)
Poetry Train (poem/s)
Sunday Scribblings (“mess”)
Theme Thursday (“candy”)



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7 comments:

  1. Good one! Icarus is one of my favorite mythological characters (perhaps because I can so often relate).

    Yours is the only limerick post I've come upon. I've got a serial limerick going on my blog.

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  2. I love what you did with this prompt. And that balancing stone is a marvel.

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  3. Perfect! Love the balance added by the spectacular rock.

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  4. brilliant piece...love the story of icarus and how you wove that in...nicely done!

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  5. Great image with the balancing rock and terrific post. I, too, am a Portlander. We have a number of bloggers writing out there. Came upon you from Theme Thursday's list.

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  6. well done! my first time to your blog and I enjoyed it.

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