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Strut Not to Wear



Some folks dress to impress. Others try, but leave us to guess.

Strut Not to Wear
(A nonet for the style set)

Perfectly meticulous is he,
Always assiduously garbed.
Methodically he struts.
Deeply he bows to awe.
But is he joyful?
Dressing in-depth
Or indeed?
Mirrors
Lie.
c2016 by Linda Ann Nickerson




This poem was posted in response to these prompts:

31Days of Poetry and Writing: Write about a time you knew you were meant to keep silent or to speak up. (16)
31 Writing Prompts: What is your favorite TV series? (16)
OctPoWriMo: “in-depth” – with “meticulous,” “assiduously,” “methodically,” “perfectly,” and “deeply” – NONET or SHAPE POEM (16)
Simply Snickers: “dress,” “guess,” and “impress”
Thursday Challenge: “joyful”


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Image/s:
Dandy in Paris
By Paul Gavarni
c1850
 public domain
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