Poems can ring, rise upon sun and moon
or bring momentum to an errant flame.
Maybe it falls face first, mangled too soon
its sound wailing against the sting of rain.
Dawn will singe your senses, set them all free
perform song and acrobatic dances
cry out in celebration, yours to see
Click here to read the details on how you can participate in Jilly’s July Challenge. These collaborative efforts should be lots of fun.
For my contribution, I’ve started a sonnet in anagram form. Hopefully this doesn’t make anyone want to run away screaming. I just figured if I’m going to be challenged, I want to really be challenged.
As a refresher: a sonnet is a 14-line poem with 3 quatrains and a couplet. Rhyme scheme is abab/cdcd/efef/gg. I wrote the first 7 lines, now you write the next 7.
Anagrammatic poetry is simply forming new words from existing ones (the existing words being the title – Fancy Perfume and Twirling Ribbons). Here’s a better explanation with example, and another example here.