For today’s prompt, write a jealous poem. Maybe you’re jealous. Or maybe someone else is jealous of you–or someone else. Whether envious of another or suspicious of a partner, dive deep into this emotion today.


Is the Sun jealous of the Moon
when she takes the Sky?

Are the Orchids jealous of the Roses
when the Bees are in flight?

Was the Sea of Galilee jealous
of the River Jordan?

Then why am I afraid
of losing you?

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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7 Responses to Jealousy

  1. Patty says:

    Fear not.

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  2. JeanMarie says:

    Hmm. That’s kinda hot.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Violet Lentz says:

    I’ve stolen you prompt and ran with it.. I’ll share as soon as I have a free posting day.

    Liked by 1 person

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