Hey there all of you Ginger Rogers’s and Fred Astaires, let’s dance!
It’s Day Twenty-Three of NanoPoblano AKA National Blog Posting Month (but with a cadre of peeps going by the moniker of as Cheer Peppers) and I’m back with another slice of poetry pandemonium.
I’ve worked on a new form that I’ve not explored before today, thanks to those beautiful folks over at napowrimo.net. It is called an ‘Elevensie’ and the extremely simple mechanics sitting under the hood can be explored here:-
I’ve actually produced a “Double Elevensie” (which sounds like a gymnastic movement but thankfully I didn’t pull too many creative muscles composing this). This comprised of looking at word lists of common opposites and coming up with a pairing that complement each other in their respective outlooks.
Since it is such a short form, I will be forgoing the usual tradition of making a Facebook Live video but fear not, I will still be recording more of them throughout this month!
Also, here are some other alternative prompts to help give you some creative fuel to fire up your poetic engines if you need them:-
And finally what you have all been waiting for, here is my poem in written form (try not to get too excited, I would hate for you to do yourself an injury):-
Photo by NinaMarie from Pixabay
“Primal Progress” by David Ellis
Truth from myths
Memories, stories, forgotten secrets
Beauty in dreams
Change must be embraced
Still want more? My my, you’re a hungry one! Here are some other Day Twenty-Three posts by talented ladies and men who are also participating in the Pepper challenge throughout this month 🙂