Wanda Thibodeaux

My name is Wanda Thibodeaux and I am the owner of this site. I am happy to welcome those of you who love poetry as I do. This site is for the serious at heart poetry writers.

Green Apple Caper

“Psss’t! Come see at the window. Make it quick! We’ve raided the orchard that Mr. Clark keeps. Take all of the apples tied up in this shirt and hide them in your room ‘case ours is searched.” “We’ve eaten ‘most…

To Vent or Not Vent

I’m just not known for fussing Fuming, or throwing little fits I try not to write in anger ‘Cause my brain goes on the fritz If I voice an opinion The conversatiion goes to pot Most would rather confrontation As…

Under The Piano

Under The Piano

Last May at the First Methodist services over, their long remembered paths crossed for the last time, she, eighty-eight and regal in white cotton socks, he, rail-thin, precise in a preacher’s suit. For years they had walked this way. Today…

What Curse Is This

What Curse Is This

When hearts hold pain- till there’s no room. A coldness steals The spirit’s bloom- Crushes…as though To kill at birth, It’s very being, It’s message worth. When petals fall- Thoughts instill, A darkened mood, A bitter will. What curse is…

Slow Learner

Slow Learner

She wrote it in his yearbook, He only smiled. She wrote it in long letters To Viet Nam. She wrote it in her heart, Her promise sang. She wrote it in her eyes, Words never came. She wrote it in…

The Clown Connection

A clown is made of many things Colors bright, and gaudy rings And big black shoes With psychedelic strings A clown is made of many things A clown is often at his best In floppy hat, tattered dress While working…

Ms. Alice's Obsession Takes Possession

Ms. Alice’s Obsession Takes Possession

It happened when she was twenty-four, a sudden knock upon the door and when it was opened, standing there, a policeman with sad-official stare. “There’s been an accident,”  he said, and laughter left her heart for dead. His shaking hand…