November 16, 2013

Free Verse...

Ode to Sugar

Terrible temptations!
Oh, such tantalizing treats
so titillating to the taste buds,
they dance to the piper's tune of
suicide by the spoonful.
Cut the confections!
Stop continued carelessness,
that carries dire consequences,
even creates callousness,
and the law was given.

Buyer beware!
Bondage betrays beauty, best
purchased by precious blood spilt
and a body bruised and broken
on the hill of Calvary.

God's greatest gift,
His Son; pure love freely given.
Gratitude and charity are filling,
gluttony then gladly given up,
my victory already won!

Love Charlene

Poetry Created by Charlene McCutcheon, UT
Free Verse Poetry Form has no rhyme, no special line length or no special pattern. It sounds like natural speech. It tells a story or paints a picture. It uses carefully chosen words to describe experiences or feelings. It is written like a poem and not like a paragraph. It must make sense to the reader…rg


Rhoda Galgiani said...

Thank you Charlene for submitting your poetry to 'Expressions'. Very emotional, I know other will enjoy reading your work...rg

Charlene McCutcheon said...

Thank you so much Rhoda. You have a very special talent of saying just the right things when you comment on other's work. I am so blessed to have found you on SP. You have lead me into a new world of adventure, self understanding and joy. I am so grateful.
Love, Charlene

Rhoda Galgiani said...

You are more than welcome Charlene - I am more than honored to post your work on 'Expressions'...rg

Karen O'Leary said...

Dear Charlene,

I enjoyed reading your poem. Nice use of alliteration. I like the way you turn the poem to end with a faith message. Well done!


Charlene McCutcheon said...

Thank you Karen. I think I understand the use of alliteration a little better now thanks to you.

Charlene McCutcheon said...

Dearest Rhoda, My goodness, you earned your wings and halo! Thank you for reposting this with my corrections. Next time I will make sure I get all my edits done before I give it to you.
Love, Charlene

Rhoda Galgiani said...

You are more than welcome Charlene - You'se happy, I'se happy, reader's happy!!!...rg