just a minute; one more cup


there is no allegro
……in me today;
only the adagio slow
of words sipped,
………….slipped low
through lingered
………………languid lips.


Written for Toads, Play It Again, for Laurie’s awesome “minute poem” allegro prompt

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15 Responses to just a minute; one more cup

  1. Isadora Gruye says:

    Ah yes, a wonderful sort of Sunday poem! Thanks for posting!

  2. Snakypoet (Rosemary Nissen-Wade) says:

    Beautiful writing, and a lovely use of this prompt.

  3. Exactly my rainy weekend feeling. Lovely as always, De

  4. “lingered languid lips” -very nice, though hard to say quickly 🙂

  5. Candy says:

    I had a largo kind of day – no allegro here 😉

  6. othermary says:

    Ah, this is lovely… I read a bit slower with each line. Brilliant!

  7. Well – this is certainly a sweet poem – adore you word play and the mood captured!

  8. Susan says:

    I never felt the laze of LLLLs quite so much as here, though they are not devoid of desire . . .

  9. Some days are more slow than others can’t be upbeat every day,

  10. Kerry O'Connor says:

    Wonderful sound and word play, De.

  11. Helen Dehner says:

    Long sigh from me ~~ as I sip my second mug of coffee this morning.

  12. Bekkie says:

    Slow days can be enjoyable.

  13. My favorite kind of day described by a favorite poet! Loved or interview too, by the way, de!! ❤

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