Monday, April 30, 2012

IMUNURI prompt: five

Do something this week with the number five.

- Write a poem with five lines.

- Or write a poem in which each line has exactly five words. Or five syllables.

- Make the title of your poem "Five [BLANK]" or "[BLANK] times five" or "The fifth time I ever [BLANK]."
- Writing on a theme or subject that relates to the number five, such as Charles Simic's "Bestiary for the Fingers of My Right Hand," a five-part poem about his fingers; or Eleanor Lerman's poem "Starfish."

Five stanzas.
Lines that rhyme in sets of five.
Take five breaths between each word you write.
Listen to Dave Brubeck's "Time Out" (in 5/4 time) as you write.
Eat five bananas before writing.

Five a poem this week.

labels:  [five, poem, your name]

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