The Chalkboard

By Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

Lowe’s.com

In response to De Jackson, aka whimsygizmo, host for dVerse Quadrille Monday. Prompt word CHALK used within a 44 word poem.

She stepped over the threshold
hesitant
Hanging in mid-air before her
a chalkboard
Her life’s history written in white chalk on the chalkboard
Detailed year by year and day by day minute by minute
Were those seconds delineated next to every single minute?

10 Comments

  1. This is intriguing Ami …

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  2. writingwhatnots – Thank you! What a wonderful compliment your statement invokes! 😉

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  3. De Jackson says:

    I like the spill of this, the isolated “hesitant” and “a chalkboard.” Adds to the intrigue.

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  4. Thank you De! So happy you enjoyed it!

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  5. msjadeli says:

    I have a feeling something like this setup will be right near the pearly gates and St. Peter will ask for an accounting. Over to the side is that big red elevator going straight down for the ones whose lives don’t add up. 😉

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  6. Hi Ms Jadeli – I sure hope my own arithmetic is correct!! ⚖️

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  7. This one feels… kinda spiritual to me, if that makes sense, Ami.

    Sincerely,
    David

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    1. Yes, very. Thank you David! 🙏

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  8. Sherry Marr says:

    A life’s history written in chalk…….intriguing.

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