Philadelphia Reflections

The musings of a physician who has served the community for over six decades


Terse Verses: Volume II: Sorted by Topics

Thomas Howes: Haiku
Volume I: A collection of hundreds of Haiku

Terse Verse: C. Thomas Howes (10)

Poetry is a form of literature that uses imaginative and creative words in a compressed form to express idea.

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Terse Verse: Name Drop

Name Drop

Mix crowd
Strut proun
Know all
Right call
Cock sure
Make tour
Can place
Each face

Next stage
Wears age
Mind slips
Tongue trips
Hope flock
Sees rock
Foes tough
Calls bluff

Terse Verse: Old Hates

Old Hates

Men's wear
Lacks flair
Wives jeer
Head gear
Top toe
Looks woe
Can't wait
Up date

Urge buys
Clothes ties
Ditch torn
Toss worn
Rags out
New tout
Have style
Go viral

Terse Verse: Pool Sides

Pool Sides

Friends meet
Gush greet
Words spout
Laugh shout
Groups shift
Thouhts drift
Waves go
With flow

Ring bells
Fare wells
Ebbs talk
Slow walk
Good byes
Tear eyes
Last chime
Swell time

Terse Verse: Ring Sides

Ring Sides

Sad sights
Threats fights
Shouts loud
Mills crowd
Those mild
Turn wild
Spikes mean
Mob scene

When near
Sprouts fear
Moods change
Friends strange
Strong stay
Plan A
Weak flee
Plan B

Terse Verse: Rise Shine

Rise Shine

Comes dawn
Teens yawn
Mom boss
Tries toss
Yet they
Still stay
Kid's gloat
Gets goat

Next act
Less tact
Times up
Pops pup
Now heard
Last word
Hand throw
Get go

Terse Verse: Star Struck

Star Struck

Long haul
Life small
Our place
Brief space
Sky gaze
Deep maze
We Sprang
Big Bang

Now Pause
Breathe awes
Once earth
Gave birth
Short bloom
Then doom
Soon dust
Big Bust

Terse Verse: Watts Up

Watts Up

Bar Scene
Lights green
Scan field
Eyes peeled
Rule bone
Have fun
No heat
Dead beat

In dark
Seek spark
Date key
Don't flee
Hope joit
Hearts bolt
Best fire
Live wire

Terse Verse: Whirl Gig

Whirl Gig

World spins
Top sins
Wild throngs
Cry wrongs
Hope rags
Change age
Strong quiz
What is

Pols best
This test
Love tricks
Claim fix
Sweet sounds
Make rounds
Game on
Pro con

Terse Verse: Write Stuff

Write Stuff

From Youth
Springs truth
Girl male
Thrust tale
With age
Press sage
Squeeze view
Fits true

Yarns best
Packed zest
Each draft
Push craft
Words pile
Loads guile
Till size
Pack lies

Terse Verse: Wry Breds

Wry Breds

Matched wits
Good fits
When find
Like kind
Quick share
Laughs fair
Fun kin
Shoe in

Those prim
Act grim
This fringe
Oft cringe
Smile zipped
Tight lipped
Their taste
Straight laced

Terse Verse: Bad Guise

Terse Verse: Bad Guise

Pix Show
Soon know
Black Hats
Are rats
Old plots
Fight shots
Hit run
Still fun

First reel
Crooks steal
More gore
Crimes score
Knight comes
Beats bums
Love glam
Film flam

Terse Verse: Bald Face

Terse Verse: Bald Face

Head games
Have names
Tops thin
Show skin
Or may
Turn gray
Which style
Earns smile

One group
Opts tout
Else try
Do dye
Locks dread
Shave head
Choice there
Hide hair

Terse Verse: Bar Flies

Terse Verse: Bar Flies

Pub scene
They're seen
Hop long
Mix throng
Give hug
Bite bug
Night ends
Part friends

Next meet
Quick greet
Skip dine
Bee line
Where found
Buzz sound
Sting see
Flint flee

Terse Verse: Bed Lamb

Bed Lamb

Young day
Kids play
Hub bub
Bath tub
Then heed
Sleep need
Games cease
Hug fleece

Turn page
Old age
Nods flow
Sheets laid
Pull shade
Night nap
Wool wrap

erse Verse: Bird Brains

Bird Brains

Folks stash
Goods cash
Banks rave
Please save
Store stay
Rain day
First leg
Nest egg

Bold risk
Fee frisk
Stock fling
Takes wing
Right buy
Flies high
Bad luck
Dead duck

Terse Verse: Cry Games

Cry Games

Two teams
Twin dreams
Fans cheer
Goals near
Kick start
Race hearts
Close score
Shout more

When tied
Clock eyed
Key play
Wins day
Ball sails
Crowd wails
Hail call
Long bawl

Terse Verse: Groan Up

Groan Up

Start age
Blank page
Folks can
Drawn plan
Set rules
Pick schools
Their voice
Make choice

Next stage
Less rage
Now cares
Not theirs
Can't shoves
Just loves
Real me
Pain free

Terse Verse: Lost Clause

Lost Clause

Ads scream
Thin dream
Their plot
Drop pot
Tout plan
New man
You'll be
Fat free

Just pay
Down weigh
First round
Nets pound
Hopes slow
Flabs go
What's lost?
Your cost

Terse Verse: Shrink Raps

Shrink Raps

Psych songs
Sing wrongs
First line
I'm fine
Change pitch
Hit switch
Foul ball
Tell all

Stars pose
High lows
Scram sins
Stage spins
Crowds frown
Wind down
Tight beat
Rap sheet


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Terse Verse: Name Drop

Terse Verse: Old Hates
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Terse Verse: Pool Sides
New blog 2016-05-05 20:15:24 description

Terse Verse: Ring Sides
New blog 2016-05-05 20:42:16 description

Terse Verse: Rise Shine
New blog 2016-05-05 20:46:52 description

Terse Verse: Star Struck
New blog 2016-05-10 18:08:31 description

Terse Verse: Watts Up
New blog 2016-05-10 18:25:37 description

Terse Verse: Whirl Gig
New blog 2016-05-10 18:30:56 description

Terse Verse: Write Stuff
New blog 2016-05-11 14:51:52 description

Terse Verse: Wry Breds
New blog 2016-05-11 15:04:24 description

Terse Verse: Bad Guise
New blog 2018-03-09 18:23:57 description

Terse Verse: Bald Face
New blog 2018-03-09 18:36:43 description

Terse Verse: Bar Flies
New blog 2018-03-09 18:51:19 description

Terse Verse: Bed Lamb
New blog 2018-03-09 19:06:36 description

erse Verse: Bird Brains
New blog 2018-03-09 19:31:13 description

Terse Verse: Cry Games
New blog 2018-03-09 20:29:42 description

Terse Verse: Groan Up
New blog 2018-03-12 18:14:23 description

Terse Verse: Lost Clause
New blog 2018-03-13 17:00:05 description

Terse Verse: Shrink Raps
New blog 2018-03-13 17:32:05 description