Hello, and welcome! This is 15 Words or Less Poems, a low-pressure way to wake up your poetry brain (guidelines here), and I’m very glad you’re here.
I love board games, and there’s a dice game we play with family (can’t remember the name of the game) that has loads of different kinds of dice. I love this clear die with a tiny colored die inside it.
This image makes me think of several things:
- how tiny things are inside of big packaging lately
- what people would look like if our skin was transparent
- luck–both good and bad
And here’s my first draft. I was thinking of all the idioms related to playing cards and games and dice. I was also thinking of a Rush song, besides the one I titled this post with. It’s called The Larger Bowl, and the lyrics are poetry, too: https://www.rush.com/songs/the-larger-bowl/ That sent me down this path:
It’s your turn! Have fun and stick to 15 WORDS OR LESS! (Title doesn’t count toward word count.)