with flighty fingers

feather brush against

sweet sun warm skin

squiggle, squirm

turn inside out

secret spot; giddy ticklishness


breaths-gasping, face crinkling

corners of eyes a delight

smile curling, toes flexing

oh-so delightful freeing


finally let loose

perfection of a giggle

(c) Lorraine 2017

WhimsyGizmo’s quadrille #47: giggle for d’verse. Precisely 44 word poem using a definition of the word giggle. (image via