Quickly Quarrelsome, A Quadrille

Written for dVerse.


Quickly Quarrelsome, A Quadrille

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Storms Within #amwriting

My second quadrille, thanks to dVerse. If you are a poet or want to be a poet, check out this very welcoming community. To read other quadrilles utilizing the lovely word “flicker” click here:

candles flicker

Candles Light Even Through A Storm ©Sascha Darlington


Storms Within

Storms hurled.

Thunder shook.

Lightning shredded.

Now we commune in candlelight

the flame flickering

casting suspicious shadows.

We would have chattered once

until dawn startled the horizon.

Now words are hard,

topics unmalleable

our years together

disintegrate like corroded batteries

acidic, forbidden to touch.



Sascha Darlington