National Poetry Writing Month 2021, Day 21: Repetition

My Day 21 poem is my response to the prompt, which is to write a poem containing lines that have a ‘repetitive setup’.

Repetition, says Brian Eno,
is a form of change

Repetition is the structure
holding up everything

Repetition is the teacher
whose lessons we never seem to learn

Repetition is the onward march
that cannot be stopped

Repetition is what gets us up in the morning
and puts us to sleep at night

Repetition is the natural state
of the universe

Repetition is a funny-looking word
if you see it repeated often enough

(21 April 2021)




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