fade away

Here is the prompt for tonight’s Quadrille #32 at dVerse.

Let’s dance with some shadows today, my poetical peeps. This is De Jackson, aka WhimsyGizmo, and it’s Quadrille Monday here at the bar – when we write a poem of exactly 44 words (not including title), and include one given word.

Today, I want you to play with the word: echo.


Make it a noun, a verb, or an adjective. Get creative with it. Make your whole poem one big echo, or slip it in there somewhere quietly. And yes, you can use echoes, echoing, etc.


i distracted Juno
  distracted Juno from the truth

                       {the truth}

that would have consequences


that forced me

              to repeat

              {to repeat}

only the last words i heard

                    {i heard}

him call 

let's come together

     {come together} 

                no, alas,

                    {alas} farewell echo




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20 thoughts on “fade away

  1. Glenn Buttkus says:

    Refrains are fun, & it appears “you ain’t afraid of no refrains”. Your shape & thrust give the piece a classic feel to it; nice.

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