Sunday, April 05, 2009

NaPoWriMo Poem 5

From Poetic Asides--

For today's prompt, I want you to write a poem about a landmark. It can be a famous landmark (like Mount Rushmore or the Sphinx) or a little more subdued (like the town water tower or an interesting sign).

Landmarks


You bring out the Statue
poof
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I wrote this one in the car tonight waiting for the ferry. Still not happy with the ending or the last 3 stanzas, but it's 11:35, so it's done.

3 comments:

Jill said...

This poem rocks! What a smart way of including landmarks. Very Cisneros of you! On first read, I kind of liked the last stanza. Especially the last line.

Kells said...

Thanks! And you got the inspiration. I was listening ot Suji Kwock Kim who mentioned that poem and did a similar riff from it, I just loved the "you bring out..." and went from there.

tourquoise said...

I'm in love with this poem, it says AMERICA and I love being a tourist.


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