Category: Poetry

Extemporizing

Carrie has given us something musical to arouse our Sunday Muse

Mummy

For my dVerse Meeting the Bar prompt of poetry craft and critique, ‘to turn again, about turn again’ we are employing the device of ‘epiphora/epistrophe’ which makes use of consecutive end line repeats of words or phrases. The optional extra is ‘Symploce’ – a consecutive repeat of first and final words.
Since ‘epiphora’ is also a medical term for excess tear production, I have given the poem a sad theme.

A Moon in May

I rarely write in regular meter but perhaps it was an effect from this mesmerizing moon that Carrie has offered up to prompt our Sunday Muse