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Now here’s a little fable I’d like to share About the tortoise and the hare. It’s not the same old story ending with a moral More like the last one standing will win the laurels. Four kids in a house with its own court yard who think keeping a pet can’t be all that hard. […]
Day Four of NaPoWriMo’s writing prompt is the traditional blues song in 12-bars, in which all the lyrics basically boil down to any number of three line stanzas in which two lines are more or less repeated, followed by a third line. I’m lucky to get this one done, as I had no time to sit […]
Day Three of NaPoWriMo, and I have been challenged. When I first read the writing prompt from NaPoWriMo.net I immediately thought of the chants done by the family and friends of the bride at Arabic weddings. I’ve been to enough weddings that the description of an Epithalamium sounded more than familiar. They start out with an […]
Day Two of NaPoWriMo. The prompt for the day comes by way of The Line Break’s Tom Holmes. Write a poem inspired by the song that was #1 on the day that you were born. (You can find the songs here) My song is A Day in The Life by none other than The Beatles. This song wasn’t […]
Today is the second day of NaPoWriMo, which makes me, as usual, a day late and a dollar short. I got my prompt from the NaPoWriMo blog and will include it here as well. Today’s poem will be a triolet. A triolet has eight lines. The first, fourth, and seventh lines are identical. The second […]