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Vanishing ventures

Vertigo’s victim

He’s veering, vexed, into the void –
A journey not to be enjoyed.
The world revolves,
And nerve dissolves,
As vertigo leaves him annoyed.

Thus violated, does he stand,
A-trembling in either hand.
He knows the cause,
But still takes pause,
Preventing tumbles never planned.

c2014 by Linda Ann Nickerson

Nickers and Ink: Poetry and Humor is participating in the April A to Z Blogging Challenge and National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) again this year. Stop on back, so you don’t miss a single post!

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  1. Very cute and perfect description of vertigo. It sounded a bit like Dr. Suess as I read that.

  2. so awesome with the limericks, eh!
    perfect poetry with witty whimsy!
    happy a to z-ing!

  3. You have some awesome short poems. This one makes me feel a bit vertigoey as I read it! :) Writer’s Mark

  4. What an awesome limerick.

    I linked to your participation in the #AtoZChallenge on my post for V: 7 Signs of a Vanity Publisher



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