Tuesday, April 20, 2021

picture + form = Britney

(i)*National Poetry Month 2021

To celebrate I am sharing a picture and poetic form - everyday in April!

1 April: Lizard Toe

2 April: Open Wide

3 April: Who Am I?

4 April: Cone-y Island Dog

5 April: Happy Birthday, Colleen!

6 April: Watermark Moon

7 April: GOTCHA!

8 April: Snow Kidding

9 April: I 'der' to Learn German

10 April: Labyrinth Enlightenment

11 April: Hoverbird

12 April: Lucky Ducky

13 April: Stone Face

14 April: Let's Dance

15 April: Optimism

16 April: Seek and Ye Shall Find

17 April: Unstable Connection

18 April: Two Tired Together

19 April:  Böögg

20 April 2021 picture + form: Britney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

picture: pixabay picture of a Britney Spears wax figure

poetic form: Clerihew

  • two rhyming couplets that poke gentle fun at a celebrity
  • first line is always celebrity's name

6 comments:

  1. Poor Britney. As you remind, so many questions about this situation. This has to be a fun little play with form. I wonder how many you tried before this one came to you.

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    1. Thanks, Cathy! Yes, I tried this Clerihew form with several celebrity name/personalities before settling on an icon who is in the news right now. For Gwyneth Paltrow I was toying with rhyming Goop with poop... ;)

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  2. I haven't read much about it but wonder sometimes why these things are in the news at all? But, your clerihew does the item proud, only four lines needed!

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    1. Thanks, Linda! The fascination with celebrity is an interesting phenomenon. :)

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  3. Nailed it! I've been catching up on my Wee Words reading today... can you tell?

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    1. Thanks for catching up, Michelle! I SO appreciate your encouragement on my posts. :)

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