Wednesday, June 22

Wednesday's Child Is Full Of Woe

What better place to flaunt this old saying, than on One Shot Poetry Wednesday?
Instead of being a lie-abed, I opted for starting the day by letting my sleep deprived mind do a little daydreaming, instead. Which may explain  this peculiar result...

No News Blues

Before a sign of sun signals
sensible souls to stir,
a four-in-the-morning moment 
dies a dull doldrums, slack tide death.

Will Wednesday
be a walk on the wild side
or a flash-in-the-pan panjandrum
of mid-week melancholy?

Too early to tell; toll the knell
and let who will be merry...

 

I hope to be back to normal in time for Two In Tandem tomorrow, when I shall endeavour to include a Linky List to tempt people to join in our Thursday frolics, the first of which you may find by clicking on the Tandem link above.

19 comments:

  1. Yes! You did walk on the wild side with this one!!
    I will be merry...you too!!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  2. I was left into wondering my mid week's melancholy, but may be too early to tell, God, how true and subtle. Be wild on your part, you rock!

    Thanks!

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  3. Great word-play- especially "flash-in-the-pan panjandrum" and "Too early to tell; toll the knell" Really enjoyed this :-)

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  4. Great way to start the day! Excellent.

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  5. ha. fun word play jinksy...love the rhyme and alliteration...have one hell of a day

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  6. Love the use of melancholy and flash in the pan
    Hey maybe the flash be nice if someone needs a tan..lol

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  7. ... and let who will be merry...

    :-) I very much like this!

    Pearl

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  8. Love the wordplay you have used in this one... to work through the mid-week melancholy and go forth with witty ways.

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  9. Hope your Wednesday turned out good :)

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  10. Fabulous! Great time of the morning altogether!

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  11. "Too early to tell; toll the knell
    and let who will be merry..."

    I LOVE THIS! It's almost Shakespearean.

    I hope the rest of your day is going as wonderfully wild.

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  12. Wonderful sentiments and brilliant alliteration.

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  13. Hello Jinksy.
    Who suffers from Wednesday melancholy when we've got you to cheer us up?

    Nice one!

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  14. The ending is pure music. Intriguing title that fits the time element perfect. Great work.

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  15. Yes it seems there is quite a brigade of early risers. I would much rather be early morning than late at night. My brain soon falls asleep.
    Love your poem Jinksy. Hugs xx

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  16. I recognise those doldrums - they certainly gave rise to a perky piece for you. Well done:-)

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  17. If a sleepless night can bring out such superb wordplay form you, I can only imagine what a lovely day would do! :)

    Hope you are having an awesome week, Jinksy :)

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  18. Love the wordplay and the all around playfulness of this Jinksy. Wonderful fun and hope your day went accordingly. You certainly lightened it for quite a few,

    Elizabeth

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