Three Word Prompt: f14 POETRY Verna: Heart, Tart, Sweet
My heart's been touched by many a gentle word
Of kindness and acceptance. Gentle folks
Have hastened to my aid, all undeterred
When I've had trouble; they've been strong as oaks
When I've been both exhausted, frail, and grieving.
To all my patient pals I owe so much.
They're sweet to stay beside me, never leaving,
E'en when I shuddered at their harmless touch.
It's strange and bittersweet to note the quirks
Inside my mind. For though I oft feel lonely,
I know it makes no sense. Come view the works
My friends have wrought, just for me only!
I'm not as sweet as them; I'm rather tart
I'll offer what I can: this foolish art.
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I like this a lot!
- #449 Posted 8 years ago
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None of us is sweet all-through. A bit of tartness is necessary lest we be left with a sickly taste in the mouth.
- #460 Posted 8 years ago
Yes, we've got to be carefully tart.
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