MD Kerr

Flirty triolet

Triolet

Text of the poem

A sudden flapping leap – the blackbirds part.
If one has flown too far, the game is done.
The branches bounce. A haughty tail – a dart –
a sudden flapping leap. The blackbirds part
and settle, back to back – by turns, restart
their line-dance, left then right. One takes a run
a sudden flapping leap. The blackbirds part
and one has flown too far. The game is done.

Thanks to Napowrimo.net for the prompt to write a triolet and The Writers' Greenhouse for the prompt to write a tangible emotion.

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