National Poetry Writing Month 2022, Day 28

My Day 28 poem, based on the prompt at https://www.napowrimo.net/day-twenty-eight-8/. This is a concrete poem (as such); the text appears in more straightforward style beneath the image.

Concrete poem, with the lines arranged to resemble weeds: Weeds multiply in front of my house/
where they’re not supposed to grow. // Despite my best efforts to keep them at bay/
they sprout forth and spike at all angles/
clustered together for all to see.

Weeds multiply in front of my house
where they’re not supposed to grow.

Despite my best efforts to keep them at bay
they sprout forth and spike at all angles,
clustered together for all to see.

(written 27 April 2022—posted 28 April 2022)

 


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3 Comments

  1. Brilliant! Our garden is full of weeds, but they attract so much wildlife I couldn’t possibly get rid of them.

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