November PAD Challenge Day 20: For today’s prompt, write a best ever poem http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides/poetry-prompts/2011-november-pad-chapbook-challenge-day-20
The Sunday Whirl Wordle #31: fires, smolder, drowned, ice, fleeting, planet, spark, mindless, trapped, sky, diamond, oblivious, silence.
Before The Fall
The diamond was so small,
it would be easy to miss fleeting
fires that smoldered at its center.
Mindlessly oblivious to silence
greeting her announcement, she
was convinced she was happiest
girl on the planet. This moment,
under icy blue sky, now trapped
forever in memory, would surely
be the very best of her existence.
Nothing, and no one, would be
allowed to drown her utter
Elizabeth Crawford 11/20/11
Note: This is not biographical, but have been present at a few such moments.