(g) OctaTimbre / A Fleeting Moment Captured (10.9)

A Fleeting Moment Captured
(OctaTimbre in syllables)

A surprise, at least call first, then
A quick little drop visit here
An opportunity for a
Photo opp of grands and their folks
Since they were running their errands
Now I’ve just got to run my own
Errands tomorrow and get some
Copies to send to relatives
To see how quickly the young ones
Grow… while their parents, seem ageless

©JP/dh

OctaTimbre: wordplay on the month of October; an 8 x 10 verse form:
Eight letters (same or different words, symbols), syllables or words by ten lines; in a single or multiple series of stanza. Created in honor of the month of October – octo being 8 and 10 – the tenth month on the secular calendar (by JulesPage September 30th, 2017)
Octa http://www.dictionary.com/browse/octa?s=t octa, octo meaning 8
Timbre http://www.dictionary.com/browse/timbre?s=t timbre because poetry can be like music

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Flash Fiction = Fiction or non… Longer Strands = longer verse

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flutter by…

Sedoka pair:
flutter by…

brilliant majestic
butterfly, where were you all
summer season, fading now
that I should spot you
the only one so far to
sup regally – monarch…

on the purple bush
ever fleeting quickly…there,
were you laid upon milkweed
where was your cocoon?
what day did you unfurl wet
wings to dry so you could fly?

©JP/davh

Note: I have seen others, just not in my yard.

 

August 12

renga:

mid-season shifting
air pressure signaling change
chicks in the nest squawk

sleep that was once easier
turns into sinus pain dread

counting the minutes
in and out of fleeting scenes
amid shifting dreams

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May 3, 2012

to the whole from where they originated…
behind that ever seeing third eye
bits of light, electrical energy, brain blips –
visions seemingly so real, yet fleeting
like these words captured momentarily on paper

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The Road Less Traveled

I feel like my New Year has started a week early
Having a later shift at ‘the new job’ meant no alarm needed to wake
I only had one brief and fleeting thought about the job I left
And those who had to rise to meet the truck before dawn today
My life line now travels on a different road…

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Sweet Reminders

Lines made in sugar frosting
Are fleeting
Birthday wishes with some roses
Are for eating
Frosting made of sugar can draw you in…

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