Historical Moment

A Senryu Historical Moment Twenty twenty-fourWe’ll have the first PresidentThat’s on house arrest Copyright © 2023 Brandon Ellrich This poem was written in response to David’s W3 Prompt #50: Wea’ve Written Weekly on The Skeptic’s Kaddish, so check out his page to read other responses. The option I chose was the Senryu. Thanks for reading!Continue reading “Historical Moment”

Would You Like Chocolate or Cheese on Your Cheerios?

A Breakfast Poem A Breakfast Poem “Would you like chocolate or cheese on your Cheerios?”Asked a server in a serious voice.It seemed like a crazy question;Who would make either choice? “I’ll have milk,” I said with hesitation;My brain was a little foggy.“But put it on the side,” I added;I didn’t want them to get soggy.Continue reading “Would You Like Chocolate or Cheese on Your Cheerios?”


“Beauty” If beauty’s within, then isn’t it funny,That cover girls make so much money?Beauty’s skin deep,But talk is cheap,So I’m still gettin’ Botox, Honey! Copyright © 2023 Brandon Ellrich This poem was written in response to Aishwarya’s guidelines for W3 Prompt #49: Wea’ve Written Weekly on the Skeptic’s Kaddish. Visit his page to see other responses.Continue reading ““Beauty””

Forever Foe

You were here when the world began, Are you bored with the antics of man? Why do you choose to move so slow? Why do you tease and torture me so? Why must you expedite our death, Continue beyond our last breath? You’re the only healer of pain, I must wait for you once again.Continue reading “Forever Foe”