We’ve moved into June, and I need a poetry style that starts with the letter F. I’ve decided to write Free verse Poems. Writing Free Verse Poems for an entire month frightens me because they lack meter, rhythm, and form. Sometimes a person needs these guidelines to keep them honest. What makes a poem a poem if there is no way to define it as a poem? The only way to start the party is to run my finger over the keys and see what pops up on the computer screen. I will call this poem Saturday at the Cone Palace.
First, let’s explore the characteristics of Free Verse Poetry and Saturday at the Cone Palace
- Candace and flow
- The built on the language of the poet
- Non-uniform lines and stanzas
- Experience with space
- Prosaic Qualities
- Concise Imagery
It appears free verse isn’t as rudderless as I first thought. My poetry writing challenge in June could get exciting. It’s time to read Saturday at the Cone Palace.
Saturday at the Cone Palace The line of cars out on the highway Waiting for their turn to pull into the parking lot. Advertisement for the tasty treats to be found inside Hamburgers, coney dogs, onion rings, and fried cauliflower Everything is better deep-fried. Countless flavors of ice cream Raspberry, Death by Chocolate, butter pecan, Strawberry, cherry, lemon twist, and orange cream But you choose vanilla with sprinkles. The sprinkles make all the difference. I wonder if the Governor has sprinkles, They say he eats here whenever he’s in town.
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