This was written for the new Read Write Poem Prompt this week – to write a poem using “when I watch you”, the first line of Lucille Clifton’s poem, “miss rosie”. I shut my eyes as the prompt instructed…and I ended up getting inside the head of Graham Dalton from the film “Sex, Lies, and Videotape”. Enjoy.
when I watch you
I see my failures
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I wrote a second poem for this last week’s Read Write Poem Prompt (which was to take a poem in one form and rewrite it in another form). I took “ Arizona, Remembered”, originally written as three stanzas of rhyme royal, and turned it into a Hay(na)ku chain. Enjoy.
in Arizona’s desert -
pale peach canvas Continue reading
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