Friday, September 16, 2011


The prompt at Real Toads is to use the word Allegro in a poem, to restrict the poem to eight lines, and to write it in one minute.

One minute.
One word.
But it takes me one minute
to de-fog my glasses,
and de-fogging my brain
is no longer possible.
Oops! Out of lines.


  1. Haha... well said in just those few!!
    Thanks for such a lovely comment on mine Sherry, I just did an entry for Poets United about you might enjoy too!

  2. I think that you might have spoken for me too!

  3. Love it Sherrie! A poem in one minute is quite a challenge! I don't know that I would even get all eight lines in that time!

  4. Eight or nine lines, it's still a fine poem. :)

  5. What a wonderful idea, set the timer. Love it and what you did with it.



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