15 words or less poems, nature


Portuguese man-of-war (Photo by Laura Purdie Salas)


Pink seam
held teal together
so beautifully
till black
oozed out.

Now everyone knows.

© 2012 by Violet Nesdoly


This poem is in response to the photo of the Portuguese man-of-war that poet Laura Purdie Salas posted on her blog as a Thursday prompt. The challenge is to come up with a poem of 15 words or less (not counting the title).

Check out other poems here (in the comments) and poem along if you like!

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