rested bliss short-lived

no rationale a bullet

hollow promises

and sleepy-head attitudes

shatter common sense

to thin silence

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #280

prompt image

Twiglet #325

thin silence

Three Things Challenge #M332

rested, sleepy, hollow


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47 responses to “Haplessness”

  1. Your catchy short phrases are always on point Eugi❤️

    1. Thank you so much, Mich! 💖

  2. Well penned lines

    1. Thank you.

  3. A poignant poem, Eugi! Beautiful writing! <3

    1. Thank you, Cheryl! 🌞

  4. Loving the crisp and precise wording of this poem that evokes lovely imagery! <3

    1. Thank you, Layla! 🌞

    1. Thank you! 😊

  5. Well done. XO

    1. shatter common sense

      to thin silence

      Brilliant line!

      1. Thank you, Reena!

    2. Thank you, Ellen.

  6. Wonderful use of the prompts. You are quite the poet.

    1. Thank you very much, Patricia.

  7. Colourful thoughts emerging from the cracks Eugenia …

    1. Thank you, Ivor.

  8. Excellent take my friend with so many prompts integrated in your poem. 👌🏼

    1. Thank you, Sadje.

      1. You’re most welcome

  9. Wow Eugie this sounds to so relatable to life these days! 😟. Well penned!!😎

    1. Thank you, Cindy!

  10. Even after the ‘Elections’ your verse reminds me of the broken promises of politcs.

    1. Broken promises after elections seem to happening more and more, unfortunately.

      1. And we hear about them quicker because of supposed ‘watchdogs’ – who I believe have their own agnedas.

  11. Poignant image your words create

    1. Thank you, VJ.

  12. Great poem, really enjoyed it.

    1. Thank you so much, Pooja!

      1. My pleasure!

  13. I love your new layout. The poetry is gorgeous!

    1. Thank you, Nicole. I changed themes and thank you for noticing.

  14. A fascinating poem!

    1. Thank you, Misky. Attempting to blend several prompts provokes a lot of creative thinking.

  15. A fascinating poem!

  16. You have produced an intriguing poem with these prompt words and the prism-shattering image

    1. Thank you, Derrick. Attempting to blend several prompts is fun and can produce some fascinating poems.

  17. You always come up with the right phrase for these poetic prompts. I’m not sure what a sleep-head attitude behaves like unless it’s total state of grogginess that can either render one in agreement or argumentative. If that’s what you were going for then I certain can relate. Nice job!

    1. Yep, you nailed it, Cathy. Thank you for commenting.

  18. Thanks for joining in today.

    1. Thank you for the great prompt and my pleasure.

      1. You’re welcome

  19. chocolate and salt yes

    1. Chocolate – yes. Salt – ? 🤨