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NaPoWriMo April 9

April 10, 2013

napo2013buttonI’ve really been wrestling with today’s prompt, to write a ‘poem noir’.  I’ve got an idea but the rhythm structure is eluding me.  It’s like trying to pack an overnight bag with a months camping equipment.  I’m going to have to do more work on it and hopefully get it out there before the end of the month.  So this is the first time I find myself really struggling to come up with anything at all.  However, tucked away in all my various note books is the something below.  It is dark so it’s noir’ish’.

Misjudged

 

Teetering on the top step

I see the smiling face

strong arms below

The voice cuts through

the mind spinning knot of fear

“Jump! – I’ll catch you.”

So I do.

And they don’t.

On a lighter note I’ll be taking a short break in the Lake District, home of Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy.  In fact the original diary entry that inspired William to write his famous poem ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud‘ was written by Dorothy on 15th April 1802.  211 years ago almost to the day!  Maybe I’ll get inspired too.  However, as in Wordsworth’s day there are limited wi-fi connections!  So I’ll be using my WordPress phone app for the next two posts.  I hope it works and that I have the patience to write something on a small screen rather than a proper keyboard.  So if I don’t post for the next two days its not because I’ve stopped but either because I can’t get the technology to work or because my heart will also be with ‘pleasure filled’ I can’t write.

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