Inktober: 31 Days of Poems: Ornament

I’m using daily prompts associated with Inktober (artists doing ink drawings) to spur poetry this month. The poems flow from the prompts, though it may not be obvious (at all); and sometimes the poems are revisions of earlier poems that came to mind when I mulled the prompt. If there’s a photo in the post, it was chosen after the poem was written. I’m “showing my work” by offering some of the words, phrases, associations that came to me for each prompt. The poems may or may not have anything to do with gardens, gardening, or “nature” as it’s commonly considered. To see all the poems (once they’re written), check the Inktober landing page.

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Today’s prompt: ORNAMENT

Some associations: accessory, adornment, bauble, embroidery, trinket, embellishment, garnish, bedeck, spruce up, bedizen, gild, decoration, Christmas ornament, tinsel, bejewel, decorative, spangle, bangle, gargoyle, garland, graffiti, lace, frills, gild the lily, sparkly, tricked out, doily, decoupage, war paint, tiara

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Bedecked and bangled
Bee-balm trifled, berry graced,
Alberta spruced, trimmed.

©MMWms 2010/2019

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