Move – Décima

Leaves in the Sun

We tried, but knew we could not say,
“Those others were the ones at fault.”
We went along, insipid salt,
and we ourselves would not obey.

Ours was the wide, not narrow, way
where newscasts pumped each cover lie.
We offered babies up to die
for curses Satan would approve.
That mark we got did help us move
about, buy junk. We scream and cry.


Ronovan Hester offers the rhyme word “move” to be used in the D line of a décima have rhyme pattern ABBAACCDDC for this week’s challenge. I’m thinking of Revelation.

Ronovan's Decima Poetry Challenge Image
Ronovan’s Decima Poetry Challenge Image
Morning Glory Shadows

Author: Frank Hubeny

I enjoy walking, poetry and short prose as well as taking pictures with my phone.

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