Throughout life we are made to striveThe facts often unforgivingFocus must be on how we thriveTo just survive, is not livingTo live, is not being alive The quintilla is a Spanish poetic form that uses five-line stanzas. Here are the guidelines: Eight syllables per line. With an ab rhyme scheme in which at least two … Continue reading Quintilla: Alive
I've lived through plaguesSeen my fair share of crusadesI'm Old School comrades I've seen ice ages come and goFriend to mammoth and eskimoI'm Old School bro I saw the dinosaurs have their dayUntil a meteor paved their wayI'm Old School compadre I saw a land without fireWithout man's desireI'm Old School squire I stood by … Continue reading Old School
Claw Tooth&Nail Scratch against the pale Civil lies A faceTo embrace & despise RiseFallStall The middle groundFound FightWithoutRespite ClawClawClaw ClimbConquerDevourPowerRaw ClawFor want of more ClawKeep nothing in store ClawLike none have before Claw Just rememberWhat forWhat forWhat for?
We may only survive days But we can live for 25 years Most of us are harmless But don't let that ease your fears Some of us can kill you! We only have one foot, not two And 14,000 teeth We could be as close to you as the nearest leaf SNAILS … Continue reading Facts: Slow and Deadly