First poetry201 assignment:  Haiku, Alliteration, Screen

Silver screen some say –

Scary screams, dramatic dreams

Ensnare the simple.



About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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20 Responses to SILVER SCREEN

  1. rosemawrites says:

    Oooh. Silver screens are indeed associated with something scary. 🙂

  2. They do ensnare the simple minds 🙂

  3. oneta hayes says:

    Jacqueline, when I was a child/teen, the people in my church prohibited going to movies. Movies of the 40’s, 50’s seem so harmless now. But it is nearly impossible to keep children innocent with all the media available now. I guess some think their innocence is not important. I don’t agree. The slippery-slope syndrome.

  4. Hayley says:

    Wow! You really mastered the haiku with this one! Great job on the alliteration too! This is really powerful xx

  5. oneta hayes says:

    Thanks Haley. I feel “pumped” by your approval.

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