Written for: Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Get Listed – April Ain’t Fooling edition (Imagined by Grapeling)
Your word list for the Global / National / Earthbound (though maybe some astronauts are playing, who knows?) Poetry Writing Month 2017 is:
Wait, you believed that ‘short’ business? Then I have a bridge to sell you…
How to play: take at least 3 words (or reasonably variants) from the following compilation, craft into a new poem.
Words: bridge, con, lie, tomb, scam, gullible, fraud, president, hustler, sucker, mark, prison
Frauds and scams, hustlers and cons
A sucker born to be a mark. How many
gullible people does it take
to make a president? One lie bridged
to the next. Those not in tombs
or prisons need to speak out.
Save the earth!