On Writing A Poem That Sounds Like This, Using Words Such As:

Gambit and armpit, swallow, hollow and insatiable
Or sachet, satchel, attaché, épée, or knee
Then perhaps, perhaps not, then knock, knew and knowledge
Even wrought, rort, cot, loose, potato, QWERTY, humanoids, layered and sum
Prune, pruned, prunes, patchwork, placebo, apportioned and facetious all could be used
Also also and and and hachigatsu and stop
And probably possibly, certainly never, definitely not and maybe E-Type
Followed by followed, flowed, fowl, fowled, fowler, follower and following, following
And following following, following, numb
Or words like fun and drain but together
Fundrain or mashed up, octuplettuce or qua
As in, words started but not finished
Demoliti, being another one of those

And then the next stanza could start with
And then the next stanza could start with
And have long words like embellishmentalism and elaboratation
And short words like short, words and like
And just bits of words, q, k, ff, eu or ‘
Even dispensing with words entirely for a while and

:

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And then, the final line would of course be something like
And then, the final line would of course be something like

April 2010 Derek Wilson

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~ by delboywilson on April 3, 2010.

2 Responses to “On Writing A Poem That Sounds Like This, Using Words Such As:”

  1. totally excellent despite the absence of words such as extraordinary, incredible and wonderful

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