on my chair
danger lurks in blackness
I know this is temporary. Tick season will end and I’ll stop rationally (or irrationally) imagining ticks crawling up my leg or walking across the back of my neck all the time.
Until then, because I know that the little black buggers hitch rides on my cat, I won’t sit in my chair while she sleeps across the chair back.
Working my way through A Kick in the Head. Today’s poetic form is the Cinquain. I chose to construct my 5 line poem like this: one word, two words, three words, four words, one word
A Cinquain is a 5-line poem that can follow several different patterns. Here are three using different formulas.
Guess how I spent my Sunday morning?
Cinquain #1: One word, two words, three words, four words, one word —
Are you hurt?
Can you stand up?
Cinquain #2: 2 syllables, 4 syllables, 6 syllables, 8 syllables, 2 syllables —
On the tiled floor
Bathrooms are dangerous
Spiders are nothing to finding
Cinquain #3: noun, two adjectives, three -ing words, a phrase, another word for the noun —
Standing, moving, falling
(the perils of) Newton’s Law of Gravity