"I am hearing poetry when awake, dreaming poetry when asleep, breathing poetry with each breath, I am living in a poem."

Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Twitter of Poets

Sylvia Plath @sPlath Apr 9
I am well educated about death.
It arrived at my first breath
and steals heartbeats with the speed of a hare.
                     #life #death

Edgar Allan Poe @RealPoe Apr 9
Really? @sPlath I am the master of melancholy.
While you bemoan the loss of heart,
I am pecked morbid by a raven. #melancholy #ravenissues

Susie Clevenger @wingsobutterfly Apr 9
Please! @sPlath @RealPoe Life happens, bell jars break
and birds leave a mess. Drink a glass of wine
and stop living obituaries. #lifehappens  #obituaries

                     ©Susie Clevenger 2017

                    Real Toads ~ Twitter Me A Gothic Poem


grapeling said...

brilliant, Susie, and funny and true ~

Kerry O'Connor said...

Wow! Susie, you rocked this challenge. I love the way you set it all out, hashtags and all. Good advice too.

Sanaa Rizvi said...

Bawahahahahahaha❤️ oh my god this is perfect! Its both dark and hilarious at the same time :D you absolutely rocked the prompt, Susie!❤️

Kim Russell said...

I love this, Susie! how did you get the Twitter layout? It's fab!

Rommy said...

This was so perfectly done! You set it up exactly life a Twitter war, hashtags and all, yet nicely captured the poets' sensibilities.

Magaly Guerrero said...

Oh, Susie, I'm laughing so hard right now. Thanks so much for this. I've truly enjoyed the competition between Poe and Plath, and the tags... dear goodness, those tags!

I will come back to this one often, especially to reread your ending stanza-tweet.

angieinspired said...

ah Susie...you have Sylvia Plath on twitter too? lol. Sunday is a good day to give it a rest. thanks for the advice

Marian said...

Oh, perfect!! I bow to your prowess.

gillena cox said...

Giggles.😀😀😁 Now you got me thinking wish I had given this prompt.
Luv this response so much

Much love ...

Anonymous said...

Very imaginative! Take a bow.

Anonymous said...

Oh oh oh! ROFLMAO. You so nailed this!

De said...

You ROCK! Your format, your words. FANTASTIC.
Prompt perfection, really. I loved (and hated - it was HARD!) this prompt. You truly truly rocked it.

~Rasz~ said...

Oh that was great! Especially your tweet to them, perfect. Have a great week. Rasz

Jim said...

Wake up to real life, Guys. Huh? I especially liked the reminder that birds poop. Yes, way too much, cleaning after them is a constant battle if you have birds around.

Magaly Guerrero said...

I had to come back to roar at "#lifehappens #obituaries". Bwahahaha!

Anonymous said...

This is brilliant! Love your formatting and hashtags. Your advice is perfect!

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