B sonnet


Bacchanal, bacillus, bucolic,

also bathos, bastinado

brusque -- now, all well known.

Beastly, an obsession

with B's. Base, banal,

bad babble. About time. 

Appreciate an avenue arriving

to appease, absolve, leave B words

behind. Achieve anew,

not with breath, brazen, baited,

bold, but with beneficence.

Anticipate the abandonment. 

Ascend, absolutely.

No buts about it.

                              Timothy Pilgrim