kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt… Monday, July 23, 2012 Reason 2 Rhyme – A Word or a Phrase
Choose a word or phrase you find yourself saying often (e.g. like, totally, hate, really, kind of) and write a poem using it as much as possible, turning it over and over, repositioning it, extending it, playing with its uses and the parts of speech into which it can be shaped.
Did you really mean that? Hmm?
Hmm… I never heard that before.
What did you say then? Hmm?
Were you really, hmm, that sore?
Hmm. Did you tell him? Hmm?
Did you, hmm, walk away?
Hmm… I don’t, hmm, blame you.
I wouldn’t, hmm, stay.
Sorry, hmm, I didn’t realize.
I say “Hmm” that much?
Hmm. Thanks for telling me.
Thanks for your, hmm, soft touch.
Funny, Randy! Thank goodness we don’t write with all the repetition we speak!
Hmm. Thank you. Hmm for your hmm comment, hmm.