In November, I plan to write a series of Pleiades. What are the Pleiades, you might ask? It is a poem with a one-word title and seven stanzas. Each of the stanzas has to begin with the same letter as the one-word title. It is not required for the Pleiades to rhyme. I tried my hand with it using the letter A. Therefore, I wrote Pleiades Q is Like a Warm Quilt on a November day.
I also will be providing NaNoWriMo updates. I’m an overachiever. As 2020 wasn’t a big enough freakshow, I decided to do the 50,000-word challenge again.
(First Pleiades Q is Like a Warm Quilt)
Quick, shut the windows and lock the doors
Quit the world for your own sake
Quiver and shake behind your four walls
Question the information your given from tv
Quarrel about the news being fake
Question everything you know
Querulous strangeness and a lust to be free
(Second Pleiades Q is Like a Warm Quilt)
Quest for a better land and a bright future
Quantum leap beyond the dilemma I’m stuck in today
Quixotic belief quality and quantity are the same thing
Quicksand of despondency
Quenching my thirst for recognition
Quant reminder I was never a part of the crowd
Quietude has always made my heart sing
(Third Pleiades Q is Like a Warm Quilt)
Quitting has never been an option
Quintessential reason for the dilemma I find myself in
Quotient of emotional trauma
Queasily I stagger through my day
Questioning why I lingered when I should have gone
Questioning my own state of mind and intention
Queen of the weary mind
I had a good day and managed to write 2377 for an overall total of 35657. Ther is a good chance I will finish the 50,000 words ahead of time, but I’m not sure I’m in love with the story.
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