Seven-Minute Micro Poetry: The Burning Pit of Men

Image prompt

Seven-minute micro poetry (#7MMP) is a writing exercise aimed at getting the creative engine started. An AI-generated image serves as a jumping-off point for writing. You have seven minutes from the moment your pen touches paper.

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Tanka: A Slow Death

Every passing year, a dragon’s breath smothering the anguished tundra. I wish I took better care of this once pristine body.

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Angel’s Breath

Breath upona hessonite soulbirthsc o n d e n s a t i o nEach dropleta candied memorydelicious

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Skyfire

He burnt the moon trying to catch the sunLuna’s zenith; aflame—no higherAn epilogue written in the sky by stars readHere lies the man who tried to catch fireHe tarnished silver while searching for goldAnd all he holds are the remnants of a sold out soul

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Dreams

I dreamt of loved ones long since passedAnd conversations I hoped to haveFor time became irrelevantThese emotions surpassedInnocuous whisperingsOf what I once had

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Self-Isolation

Outblowing lexicon, a phenomenal connect-athlonFighting for facetime, speaking through screensPixelated smiles in low-rise jeans Self-Isolation—the new meditation, egoless online ID and high-rise screamsA concrete jungle; we’re monkeys with machines

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Methuselah's Crimes

Saturated hippocampusFail-states rampantMemory banksBursting at the seamsOverclockedSynthwaveSet to sine Acute trauma built-inGuilty conscienceRevelingHigh crimesOrganisedHe’s evil’sSynonym RelivedA high-defTwisted grinObtuseThe priceOf livingSin

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All of This

All of the universe All of the stars Contained in a cup Ever expanding psalms

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