RJ Clarken at Poetic Bloomings wants us to write a Pensée, a syllabic poem with a stanza of 2 – 4 – 7 – 8 – 6 syllables. Line one is the subject, line 2 is description, line 3 is action line 4 is the setting and line 5 is final thoughts on the poem.
I loathe syllable counting poems, and to add insult to injury, the Octpowrimo prompt today is to write in or about NUMBERS which I dislike almost as much. I think you can tell, from the poems!
of five numbers
helps the postman to find you.
Our new home in le Clos des Champs
is five O two one O
My Social Security and Tax numbers are about 14 characters long. Is it any wonder I can’t remember them? I can remember car numbers in sequence since My Uncle’s Wolseley in 1944, but not the current one!