Written for: Miz Quickly’s November Nudge – Day 15
Wait a minute, though. While a list poem has an inheirent form, it tends to be a tad…listy. Let’s add an element (hee). Let’s add
Basically, you want: although blank, blank, blank, blank: BLANK
( or you could flip it
although Blank: blank, blank, blank, blank)
Your list can be words or phrases or whole paragraph-stanzas, and can be as long as you like. “
Although I resolve not to buy any more makeup,
I easily lose that resolve and enter
the candy store of color,
although that does not mean I will definitely
although, if I check out samples, there is more
of a chance that I will.
Although I have shelves of poetry books,
there are so many poets I have yet
to discover. I give in to temptation
and hit The Strand, Candyland of books,
although many are used and marked down,
so it feels like a bargain I cannot pass up.
Although, while inside the store, a soft
long-sleeved “Strand Books” sweatshirt
catches my eye,
although they might not have my size.
But they do.