Three Word Wednesday requires participants
to use the three words of the week in a composition.
The words this week were: alive, glaring, and misty.
The Silly Season
In a time of tinsel and of elves
The Press is pretty smitten.
Headlines shout, in glaring font,
Of folk with guns. And kittens.
Perhaps, in their misty mental voids,
They dream to mesh the two—
Longing for gun tottin’ catty types,
Who (bonus points) are fond of vindaloo.
At a time when just being alive
Is a blessing we can use,
Should we really concern ourselves
With what passes for the news?
© J Cosmo Newbery 2014