Poem: Quadrille – “Glorified Symphonies” #amwriting #poetry #quadrille


Thanks for Victoria C. Slotto of dVerse for hosting the Quadrille Prompt. A Quadrille has exactly 44 words and this week’s prompt is the word sound. 

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Credit: Filipa Campos via UnSplash

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In between silences, 

I hear the bells ding. 

Of clocks on walls, 

Grandfather’s sonorous tone.

Music of smartphones, 

Ringtone prolonged. 

The whole song, 

Chosen for meaning. 

A sound defining, 

Moments in time —

Television in the background, 

Clash of words, 

Tunes of birds; 

Glorified symphonies. 

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©Mandibelle16. (2016) All Rights Reserved. 

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18 thoughts on “Poem: Quadrille – “Glorified Symphonies” #amwriting #poetry #quadrille”

      1. well you are a talented writer, whichever format it is, you always write a lovely piece to read, I do like the quadrille as its easy and I sort of like the square dance idea of its format, I secretly wish to meet a cowboy maybe. I have been to the Calgary Stampede and they are a cute bunch. Happy week ahead my dear Mandibelle!

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