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  • #96526
    K. A. Grey
    @k-a-grey

    @w-o-holmes ย That’s a tough one. ย I’m thinking lamplighter maybe? ย IDK. ๐Ÿ˜…

    Also, ย another couplet for ya, taken from a longer poem also written in couplets:

    A good idea flitted by

    Like a golden butterfly.

    "Atticus, he was real nice. . . .โ€
    โ€œMost people are, Scout, when you finally see them.โ€

    #96558
    Leon Fleming
    @w-o-holmes

    @k-a-grey

    That one’s nice; I like the simile and the freeness of thought.

    Maybe, cool. But really, it could mean this: When you’re thinking, your mind goes off into rabbit trails and you think of ideas and it’s all a jumble. Then…light bulb.

    #96609

    @w-o-holmes I’ve been pampered–my family has been making me so much good food that I can eat. <3 I’m on the mend!

    Somehow I wasn’t loopy at all! My family said maybe the medicine made me normal because I’m always silly. ;P

    Spreading God's love until I can see seven billion smiles. ๐Ÿ™‚ https://sevenbillionsmiles.home.blog

    #96610

    @k-a-grey I LOVE THAT!!!!

    Spreading God's love until I can see seven billion smiles. ๐Ÿ™‚ https://sevenbillionsmiles.home.blog

    #96617

    @w-o-holmes I have discovered that I am *very* bad at writing couplets, so I will be back with some decent ones. ๐Ÿ˜€ They are my new improvement goal!

    Spreading God's love until I can see seven billion smiles. ๐Ÿ™‚ https://sevenbillionsmiles.home.blog

    #96619
    Leon Fleming
    @w-o-holmes

    @emma-starr

    Yeah! I was watching this show where this brother and sister got their wisdom teeth pulled – the sister is usually the loud one and the brother, the quiet one. It was switched. He was loud and talking about Bumble Bee Tuna all the time and she just sat there quietly sipping her milkshake. It was hilarious!

    #96658

    @w-o-holmes That’s awesome. XD

    Spreading God's love until I can see seven billion smiles. ๐Ÿ™‚ https://sevenbillionsmiles.home.blog

    #96688
    Evelyn
    @evelyn

    Ah this is a fun idea, I don’t think I’ve ever really worked with couplets, lets see…

    Picture my soul as a yellow wildflower,

    Smiling even as the rain showers.

    That was fun, I should try this more! Thanks @w-o-holmes for the idea. ๐Ÿ˜€

    #96699
    Leon Fleming
    @w-o-holmes

    @evelyn

    Wow, that’s great! I like the whole idea.

    #96709
    Evelyn
    @evelyn

    @w-o-holmes Thank you!

    #96722
    Leon Fleming
    @w-o-holmes

    @evelyn

    Sure! You should keep writing these ๐Ÿ™‚

    #97280
    Candide
    @candide

    @w-o-holmes

    It took a litlle bit to get it, but it’s amazing! I like the “shade vs light” theme. It’s like a writer’s vow.

    Very well done.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by Candide.
    #97298
    Leon Fleming
    @w-o-holmes

    Casting words about like candles

    Shades the shadow for lighting handles.


    @candide

    You mean this?

    Yeah; that’s an ‘umongously decorative title. I like it!

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by Leon Fleming.
    • This reply was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by Leon Fleming.
    #97355
    Candide
    @candide

    Yes.

    #97414
    Leon Fleming
    @w-o-holmes

    @candide

    What kind of poetry do you write?

    There lives a little butterfly

    Within the melted yellow dew.

    That’s nice. I’ll get a new stick of butter.

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