3 Word Prompt: evocative, eloquent, and ebullient


Inspiration hits with a flash, stories written on the go. A rumble of laughter and the tale is heard only in echoes. The wind blows me in a new direction. Whom shall I visit next?



You're so eloquent as you improvise in song

A rivulet of notes with the flotsam of your thoughts

Drifting down the forest path


I follow your stream, my feet stumbling

Over hidden roots among orange leaves.

Your tune runs in counterpoint to another melody


Evocative of another mood, one more deeply felt but harder to address

You don't even hear it yourself

But it makes my heart ache in tacit sympathy


Your expression is ebullient, bare teeth in a grin

But you clench your mind against pain in the shadows

And I think I know who made you feel this regret,


Brought you this new hesitation, who put the kettle to boil

For a fresh wave of tears after you take your bow

And I want to be there for you.


My shoulder has a sweater, a woven mass of wool

Absorbent, waiting, anticipating the weight of your rue-heavied head

You do not deserve the deep running creek


You should instead soar overhead with the descant

You have earned by how you treat me

Hold my hand; let me lift you back up to the skies,




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