unanswered

question asked – reply was vapid
evasive – nowhere near the point
posed again – response more rapid
question asked – reply was vapid
perhaps they dreamed their morsels sapid?
instead, just bland and out of joint
question asked – reply was vapid
evasive – nowhere near the point


inspired by the insipid vice presidential debate of October 7, 2020 but applicable to just about anyone frustrated by not having their questions answered.

The form is the triolet, which is one of my favorites for the dramatic power in the simplicity of its repeated lines.



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