Way of The Wordle

For The Sunday Whirl poetry prompt: Wordle # 167

ex2a2 (2)

approach, key, each, grain, single, scratch,
phase, player, present, glint, level, attach

Way of The Wordle

Perhaps a good approach is to choose
one single word as the key. Attach it
to another, allowing each equal
glints of sunshine. Don’t let either
get scratched out in the process.

Every syllable should add grain to
the whole of final presentation,
bringing it one step closer to level
of almost perfection. Warning here:
at this phase it is easy for poet-player

to pull up, stop, maybe never finish.

Elizabeth Crawford  6/29/14


About 1sojournal

Loves words and language. Dances on paper to her own inner music. Loves to share and keeps several blogs to facilitate that. They can be found here: http://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ https://soulsmusic.wordpress.com/ http://claudetteellinger.wordpress.com/
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19 Responses to Way of The Wordle

  1. oldegg says:

    Poets can make their own rules and leave a thought in the reader’s imagination.


  2. jae rose says:

    Like building up layers of a painting..cleverly pulled together Elizabeth! Now I know how 😉


  3. Irene says:

    I like the warning. 🙂


  4. annell4 says:

    The ideas from the wordle come in different way…but that is certainly a good one.


  5. What a great, original piece. Love the, what seemed to me, “recipe” style of the poem and especially the warning which makes me want to stop writing this reply mid-stre….

    (I agree wholeheartedly with http://vivinfrance.wordpress.com's statement of BRILLIANT!)



  6. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    So…is this poem finished or not? 😉

    Seeking One Ripe Plum


  7. Sabra Bowers says:

    I totally love this one. Clever!


  8. I know the feeling – I’m master of the unfinished masterpiece!


  9. Yes, there is the danger of not finishing. I like the idea of giving two words equal status as you begin.


  10. Yes, I agree with Sherry. Not finishing is an ever present danger. I like this lots!


  11. Mama Zen says:

    This is such a clever take on the words! Very cool.


  12. Oooh! Enjoyed this!


  13. humbird says:

    Ah, so witty use of words!


  14. Cathy says:

    So true, so true. Sometimes it is hard stop with the Wordle poem.


  15. This is very clever, Elizabeth!


  16. Pamela says:

    Yes, I agree, Elizabeth, this is quite good.

    Pamela ox


  17. I like your fresh take and it certainly caused me to a take a second look


  18. Bastet says:

    What a cool approach to the wordle! Brilliant write!


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