The napowrimo.net prompt for Day 23 is to ‘write a poem about a particular letter of the alphabet, or perhaps, the letters that form a short word.’ So I went with something I say on a regular basis.
Every word looks strange
if you stare at it long enough
or repeat it often
giraffe giraffe giraffe giraffe giraffe
security security security security security
manifold manifold manifold manifold manifold
deliverable deliverable deliverable deliverable deliverable
food food food food food food
pandemic pandemic pandemic pandemic pandemic
ostrich ostrich ostrich ostrich ostrich
vaccine vaccine vaccine vaccine vaccine
apprentice apprentice apprentice apprentice apprentice
panda panda panda panda panda
“president” “president” “president” “president” “president”
(22 April 2020—posted April 23)
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