19 June: dVerse Quadrille

 Children's Games by Pieter Bruegel the Elder.


I’m named after
Mum’s childhood friend
who sat on some scissors,
slicing her buttocks open,

and Mum was green as envy –
that girl excused from school
for 3-months, sitting being
a for-sure impossibility,

and it’s odd,
how brainiest people
mis-spell our name …

for dVerse Poets. Quadrille (44-words) including the word spell.  ©Misky 2022 Shared with #amwriting on Twitter. And a bit of music to go with it. Katzenjammers “Rock, Paper, Scissors“, Image:  Children’s Games Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Original Title: Kinderspiele, Date: 1560, Style: Northern Renaissance, Period: Antwerp Period (1554-1562), Series: The World Turned Upside Down, Location: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. 

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