Chalk and Cheese – A Quadrille
Chalk and Cheese
Your words are always barked orders
They challenge rather than inquire
Intonation with a smile
can sand a rough edge on a bad day
Ambivalence shows your arrogance
It’s as if you speak another language
And we are as different as chalk and cheese
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De Jackson is hosting Monday Quadrille at D’Verse and she has
prompted us with “Chalk”
A Quadrille is a poem of exactly 44 words
excluding the title
I really can feel that barking…
Thank you Ain ☺️
The perfect chalk response!!!!!
Thanks Helen 😞
Oops wrong emoji 🤣
What a contrast of a character. Speaking of another language caps it.
Thank you Grace ☺️
Thank you ☺️
That last line really resonates. Well done.
Thank you! I appreciate it ☺️💕
A powerful poem. Well done.
Thank you Dwight ☺️
Ypu are welcome!
I feel the angst in this. I had never heard that saying before researching for the prompt. You’ve used it well.
Thanks so much De. It was an expression I grew up with ☺️
Thank you Sadje ☺️💕