On The Line (Day 5 Of The 12 Days Of Christmas Poetry Challenge)

Greetings all! I thought it would be fun to take the 12 Days of Christmas song and use that as inspiration for a series of 12 poems from now through Christmas Eve. In case you have forgotten or don’t know, the 12 Days of Christmas song talk about a series of 12 gifts given to a true love the first 12 days of Christmas. Using the gifts as a guide, I will be putting up a poem each day by 9am Central Time. These poems will incorporate the gifts or the idea of the gift into different or modern contexts. Since this will be happening the 12 days before Christmas, I will be going from gift 12 down to gift 1 instead of the other way round. Hope you enjoy!

Gift 8- 8 Maids A Milking

She works the line
As time no longer matters
Fluorescent cursed
Each bottle filled one by one
By mechanical marvels
In the boredom
Of the moment
She thought back to when
It was all done
In vast spaces
By those required to do the bidding
Of their chosen masters
And found it ironic
How little had changed

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s