Poetry Prompt 3 – part 1

PenBells175x175Write a 26-line poem using all the letters of the alphabet, where the first line starts with the letter “A,” the second “B,” the third “C,” etc., culminating with the final line starting with “Z.”

Hm… how about making this HARD? 26 Haikus – each line starting with the letters of the alphabet – sounds interesting, right?

a-g:

A  1
arms holding too tight
acorns sprinkled on the path
approaching safety

B  2
bones scattered across
burning sands of the desert
bringing tears of rage

C  3
cat rests on doorstep
caring for nothing in sight
contemplating food

D  4
door sliding ajar
demons gnashing their sharp teeth
drowning in cold sweat

E  5
evening by the pond
early fireflies playing tag
entropy arrive

F  5
fingers over keys
fragments of music reach G-d
fortuity sighs

G  6
growing seeds break soil
grasping sunlight fearlessly
grateful for being

Writing Prompts

Thanks Daphne for helping with the syllable divisions:)

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3 responses to “Poetry Prompt 3 – part 1

  1. Mmm… I really love this too :-D I’m so proud of you, Henric :-) MY husband :-D

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  2. Thanks :)
    It was surprisingly easy and hard at the same time…funny how that can be.

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