Thursday, April 19, 2018

It Happens





I am proud to say that I was today's featured participant on the NaPoWriMo blog with this poem.



It Happens







This is my GloPoWriMo Day 19 erasure poem.  I used this blog post from my other blog as a source. Here's what the portion of the text I used looked like before the erasure:




12 comments:

  1. It's surprising how how the first line "I" and the last is "I returned" give balance to the poem and its format and -- wow!

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    1. I think poems have a will of their own sometimes. I was surprised myself by the way this looked on the page. I had three "I's" in the whole passage, so I had to hunt them.

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  2. There is a skill to erasure poems and you seems to have captured it. I like this very much.

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    1. Bennie, you should have seen my erasure poem last year. It was awful! The prompts are hard this year, so I constantly go out of my comfort zone. This is a good thing.

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  3. Wow! I love the way this turned out. Am going to try it out again. So much said in such few words.

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    1. Thank you so much. I just kept deleting and deleting. That's what most of my revision looks like, anyway. I always have too many words in the first draft.

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  4. Really good! I hope the new visitors you'll get today (as this one is today's featured poem)will check out more of your poems. They're totally worth it.

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    1. Thank you so much. To be quite honest, if I was to choose my favourite poem among those I wrote this month, I probably wouldn't choose this one. Still, we are not objective when it comes to our own work.

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  5. Well done! This is lovely :)

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