Gridlock

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In June, I plan to explore writing the Acrostic Poem. I’ve played with this form of poetry in the past. I don’t know how I came up with the idea. It must have been a word experiment for me back in the day when I was playing with poetry. The definition of an Acrostic Poem is the first letter of each line should spell out a word or phrase vertically. This word or phrase plays the role of a theme or message. Also, this message can appear in the middle or end of the poem. Back in the day, I didn’t know I was participating in a style of poetry. My coming across the Acrostic poem design became a clever attempt at wordplay. My  Acrostic style of poetry for today is called Gridlock.

Gridlock

Grinding to a sudden halt

Ridiculous barrier, not my fault
Incident beyond my ability to move and control,
Did you think I would stick around in this dark hole?
Less is more, or so they say,
Once I’m gone, I’m gone to stay.
Cantankerous way  for us to part,
Kleptomaniac of my broken heart.

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I am the author of Saving the Hen House. I didn't know when I started it would turn into a series. I love to ride motorcycles, the blues, my family, and going on adventures. This old hen rocks.

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