Damon use to throw stones at my window to get me to come out, and he did it one time to tell me he had had enough and he was going to Iceland. Three days later I got this blissed-out answer phone message saying, “Get over here, it’s brilliant.
“Found poetry” (or “blackout poetry”) is a type of poetry created by taking words, phrases, and sometimes whole passages from other sources and reframing them as poetry by making changes in spacing and/or lines (and consequently meaning), or by altering the text by additions and/or deletions.
unlock the moonlight,
forge a chain,
bring your candle to glitter again.
This one was a bit different. Once I’d thought of “unlock the moonlight, forge a chain”, for some reason the cadence of what I had so far made me want to look for a rhyme. And then I had to make it go round in a circle
I think this is my favourite so far. I like that it could be metaphorical or literal (obviously not real-world literal, but fantasy literal) and I like the way the rhythm (and rhyme) makes it sound like a spell or a chant of some kind.
oh man aggressively ordering me to do something i’m already doing/planning to do is pretty much guaranteeing that i’m going to stop doing it and take the time to just stare at you with a half blank half incredulous expression on my face