My Day 12 poem is my response to the NaPoWriMo.net prompt, which involves writing a poem using at least one word/idea/concept each from Lempriere’s Classical Dictionary and the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction. I chose ‘Lusitania’ from the former and ‘completist’ from the latter.
The completist view
is always that of ‘just one more’
but ‘just one more’
leads to ‘and one more after that’
The chain continues
until James Cameron
and goes on
to further explore
the ocean depths
If he ever turns his gaze
or the Bermuda Triangle
he may never
return from the sea
(11 April 2021 — posted April 12th)
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