Flash Poem # 1 – ” My Place “

” A Pale Green Mermaid Blog “



My place

my space

my grace

written in lace,

it vanishes without a trace.

Maybe you are a DJ maybe you are a soldier, maybe you are a waitress, an actress, maybe you are a rock star, maybe you pick up my trash – maybe you just ran the 50 yard dash…

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You never are going to get a chance like this again!!


Falsh poetry

Rules ? Your Rules.  punctuation? You decide … just write!!!






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To take up the gauntlet – Collaborative International Dictionary of English,   Gauntlet \Gaunt”let\, n. [F. gantelet, dim. of gant glove, LL.
     wantus, of Teutonic origin; cf. D. want, Sw. & Dan. vante,
     Icel. v[“o]ttr, for vantr.]
     1. A glove of such material that it defends the hand from
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: The gauntlet of the Middle Ages was sometimes of chain
           mail, sometimes of leather partly covered with plates,
           scales, etc., of metal sewed to it, and, in the 14th
           century, became a glove of small steel plates,
           carefully articulated and covering the whole hand
           except the palm and the inside of the fingers.
           [1913 Webster]
     2. A long glove, covering the wrist.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. (Naut.) A rope on which hammocks or clothes are hung for
        [1913 Webster]
     To take up the gauntlet, to accept a challenge. 
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