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Monday Poetry Prompt: Rescue

This week let’s write a rescue poem. Are you the hero/heroine or are you the damsel/dandy in distress? Rescue this post in the comments below.


About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.


11 thoughts on “Monday Poetry Prompt: Rescue

  1. The stagnant air of evil’s lair
    held me captive in its snare.
    No clothes to wear,
    A sinner without
    a prayer.

    T’was then my saviour came in glee
    to finally set me free.
    No need to flee,
    I’m safe now,
    His love extends
    to me.

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Dan Davis | January 27, 2021, 8:27 AM
  2. Broken glass
    still littering the floor
    where earlier
    the angry tried to take
    our voice

    a dissonant chord
    held for too many measures

    reach down
    among those shards
    and pick up the flag
    and aright
    what they did take

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Chris Clarke | January 26, 2021, 2:13 PM
  3. Beautiful poem! “Save me in my dreams” perfect for this surreal time! Nice work. Lisa Baron


    Posted by browniepup | January 26, 2021, 9:25 AM
  4. My pal, my psychic cat
    has gone,
    ‘mourning period is over’
    she returns to tell me
    time to rescue & befriend
    someone new
    or is he going to rescue me.

    Liked by 2 people

    Posted by purplestoneblog | January 25, 2021, 8:28 AM
  5. Save me in my dreams
    as my muse slips in and prompts
    help me remember
    for when morning comes I will
    see the sun and know nothing
    of what was whispered.

    Liked by 3 people

    Posted by Lisa Tomey | January 25, 2021, 7:23 AM

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