Monday, February 22, 2016

Stress-free



bubble me with tea bags &
cool black pearls

sip slowly, tongue tangling
with sugar-spiced ice cubes

sun has jellied all the snow  piles
& i am eager to burst

out to spring song, jiggling sky blue 
pom poms,  even if out of tune




picture credit:   here


Posted for D'verse Poets Pub - Quadrille, a word count of exactly 44 words with word Bubble.   Hosted by De Jackson ~  Thanks for the visit ~

30 comments:

  1. Ooooo! My sis-in-love is Vietnamese, and this gave me a craving for the teas we go for when I visit her in the San Francisco area...though I don't like those little pearl guys. Texturally displeasing, for me. ;)

    This line, on the other hand, is rich in both texture and tone:

    "jiggling sky blue
    pom poms"

    DELIGHTED by this.

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    1. Oh man, me too. Big grins for this.
      You are such a gorgeous writer, Grace! That opening couplet is the reason someone dreamed up poetry in the first place.

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  2. Oh this has me longing for spring... though today I had full benefit of winter walking to work across the ice... Loved how the end of that joy.. (and I love singing out of tune)

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  3. YAY! I feel it, more exciting than calm, but definitely stress-free and happy and "tongue tangling."

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  4. Lovely Grace, this word lends itself so such delightful thoughts and images.

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  5. Never even heard of this tea but it sounds interesting. I love trying new things...black pearls? They look like blueberries.

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  6. I haven't heard of bubble tea either, but if it is a stress reliever I am all for it! Smiles.

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  7. What a treat ... lighthearted AND stress-free, to boot!

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  8. Hot tea is always a pleasing, bubbly evperience. You can get wrapped up in it

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  9. Relieving some stress with little mess, all tea-ed up

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  10. My nieces told me about bubble tea years ago...they loved the stuff. I finally had the opportunity to try some at an Asian restaurant not long ago and didn't care for it. Love your fun poem though, Grace...really cute!

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    1. I accidentally sucked one of those pearly guys up though the straw one time...dis.con.certing.

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    2. I love the texture of the one kind. But the other is weird and gross.

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  11. Every single one of my senses is now craving bubble tea. Yummy poem!

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  12. There are just so many great word choices in this one. But, first, mmmmmmm....I love bubble tea (coconut...yummy). Your alliteration here is also yummy: "sip slowly, tongue tangling" and I really love, "sun has jellied all the snow piles." Love this whole thing :-)

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  13. ah...stress free indeed...how i love " jiggling sky blue
    pom poms,"...

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  14. oh so many lines I love here! Second stanza especially! Smiling I am with this one 😊

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  15. Lovely. It's been feeling like spring here in Saskatchewan, but we'll probably have a bit more winter before it's all over.

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  16. The alliterative allure of this is outstanding. The sounds pop and paints this masterfully. Thanks for sharing it! Walt

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  17. out to spring song, jiggling sky blue
    pom poms, even if out of tune

    Never mind if it is out of tune. It's the fun of it that matters!

    Hank

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  18. You had me at 'tongue tangling ', nice alliteration that plays with the spirit. I had to look up bubble tea ^_^. Happy little verse!

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  19. A sweet dessert of a poem! I would like to try bubble tea if it is as delicious as this!

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  20. I especially like "sun has jellied all the snow piles". Great visual. The snow can't make up it's mind these days. Hopefully tomorrow's much talked about storm will avoid us all.

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  21. I am eager to burst out into spring...

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  22. Your description of tea-drinking tempts this coffee consumer to put the kettle on to boil. I particularly like your use of alliteration.

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  23. Tea PArty SpRing
    without
    StRinGS
    oF
    AWMAM's
    sonG..
    Bubbling up..:)

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  24. You made me want to try it! As always, thank you for sharing. Have a beautiful week.

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