>Emoticons< by Matty Guy

A colon:
Dangerous in the hands of
Parentheses (use of brackets).
A closed bracket opens a heart,
An open bracket breaks it.
A capital ‘P’ is playful, and
Semi-colons make things cheeky;
But all we want is upper-case ‘D’
Or something more – less than 3.

Artwork by Diana Afanador.

About Alliterati

We're a creative writing and arts magazine and society. We promote art and artistic collaborations across the world. Find out our latest issues, news and more right here.
This entry was posted in Poetry. Bookmark the permalink.

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 )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google 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 )

Connecting to %s