San Pedro Break (3LineTales)

Three Line Tales, Week 169

photo by Peter Gonzalez via Unsplash

Well, I love a rainy night…but

April’s a highway, I’ve been writing it all month long…

Just stopping here in San Pedro for an extra-large Diet Coke and chocolate donuts 🙂

©Ennle Madresan, 2019 ~ All rights reserved.

Homage to:

Eddie Rabbitt, “I Love a Rainy Night”

Rascal Flatts, “Life Is a Highway”

Heart Looks Ahead

In Other Words, decisions…

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay

Curiouser and curiouser! the world has

Many greening roads; much life to journey

Search and see, before I’m terribly old

Well-grown… One path will lead to special

Lass who’ll someday, my heart, own.

©Ennle Madresan, 2019 ~ All rights reserved.

Intrigante (NaPoWriMo)

http://www.napowrimo.net/day-twenty-four-5/

Today’s (optional) prompt is to write a poem that, like “Dictionary Illustrations,” is inspired by a reference book. Locate a dictionary, thesaurus, or encyclopedia, open it at random, and consider the two pages in front of you to be your inspirational playground for the day.

This is my absolute favorite NaPoWriMo prompt!!  Last year I purchased a copy of the Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary, Deluxe 2nd Edition…for a mere $10.  So, responding to the prompt, I closed my eyes and opened it…landed in the middle of the “I’s”…where I spied a fabulous word, “Intrigante”—defined as, ‘noun, “a woman given to or involved in intrigue” (from French, fem. of  intrigant)’.  ENJOY! 🙂 Ennle♥

Every man noticed her…

Most, deep enthralled by her

Possibly even completely

In love with her…who was

That woman, gliding shadow

At twilight…dressed in smart

Midnight-hued satin attire…

‘Neath fedora with net veil

Raven hair swooped in twist

Off elegant neck, graced by

Glist’ning jet pendant, matched

Earbobs that swayed in gas

Lanterns like smoke.

What was her name? something

Foreign, exotic…it tripped on

The tongue when they tried to

Remember, fair swooned as they

Spoke it.  Oh yes, she provoked

Stunned reaction, hot quaking

As perfume trailed sensuous and

Silky, unfurling…yard after yard

Behind.  Her features were sculpted

Fine cheek bones and nose; forehead

Unlined and chin angled just so.

Mutelips tinted soft crimson…ahh

They left old men aching.

What was she doing there, clearly

Alone?  What manner of business?

Dark affair, schemer’s heart?  

She was painted in mystery…a

Masterful canvas they stared at

Insatiable, and hungered to own.  

But alas, Intrigante was enigma

unsolvable…by dawn she had

Vanished, in amethyst mist.

©Ennle Madresan, 2019 ~ All rights reserved.

Image: Pixabay.com

Chalk It Up

https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2019/04/23/rdp-tuesday-chalk/

Make a mistake

(Nonfatal)

Chalk it up to

Experience

Life, forever the teacher, offers

Lessons in every bad choice, mishap, poor decision’s wisdom.

©Ennle Madresan, 2019 ~ All rights reserved.

Image: Pixabay.com

The Pi-Archimedes verse is:
○ a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines.
○ measured by the number of words in each line 3-1-4-1-5-9 to match the numerical sequence of the first six digits of Pi.
○ unrhymed.
Pi=3.14159…

Omit the Critics

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/04/23/your-daily-word-prompt-omit-april-23-2019/

Omit the critics’

Voices

From your music playlist

Listen

To truth, songs God sings

Over you, His love bright banner in banquet hall.

©Ennle Madresan, 2019 ~ All rights reserved.

“He has brought me to his banquet hall, And his banner over me is love.” Song of Solomon 2:4, New American Standard Bible

Image: Pixabay.com

The Pi-Archimedes verse is:
○ a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines.
○ measured by the number of words in each line 3-1-4-1-5-9 to match the numerical sequence of the first six digits of Pi.
○ unrhymed.
Pi=3.14159…

My Lord Un-Veiled (A to Z Challenge, Letter V)

King of my heart, forever

Valentine…the Lord is Man

Of Valor, mighty Hero; He’s

My Vindicator, just and true

Compassionate and merciful…

In Him, is freedom; my Victory

Assured…He fights fearsome

Battles, smaller ones daily.

Because I believed, received

Him only, God lifted His Veil

Allows me glimpse, Heaven’s View.

To cleave to, worship another

Is Vanity: life without blessings…

Protection, provision; lost

Salvation…eternally separate from

Father’s love, Lord’s communion.

©Ennle Madresan, 2019 ~ All rights reserved.

Bible Verses: biblehub.com

“He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will grant the right to eat from the tree of life in the Paradise of God.” Rev 2:7, Berean Study Bible

“Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches. To everyone who is victorious I will give some of the manna that has been hidden away in heaven. And I will give to each one a white stone, and on the stone will be engraved a new name that no one understands except the one who receives it.” Rev 2:17, New Living Translation

“All who are victorious will become pillars in the Temple of my God, and they will never have to leave it. And I will write on them the name of my God, and they will be citizens in the city of my God—the new Jerusalem that comes down from heaven from my God. And I will also write on them my new name.” Rev 3:12, New Living Translation

“All who are victorious will be clothed in white. I will never erase their names from the Book of Life, but I will announce before my Father and his angels that they are mine.” Rev 3:5, NLT

“May my vindication come from Your presence; may Your eyes see what is right.” Psalm 17:2, Berean Study Bible

“He shall receive blessing from the LORD, and vindication from the God of his salvation.” Psalm 24:5, Berean Study Bible

“No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall refute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD and their vindication from me, declares the LORD.” Isaiah 54:17, English Standard Version

“Be glad, O children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God, for he has given the early rain for your vindication; he has poured down for you abundant rain, the early and the latter rain, as before.” Joel 2:23, ESV

“With God we perform with valor, and He will trample our enemies.” Psalm 108:13, Berean Study Bible

“Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.” Job 15:31, KJB

“He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.” Eccl 5:10, ESV

“But whenever anyone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into His image with intensifying glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.” 2 Corinth 3:16-18, Berean Study Bible