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For the latest Daily Post Photo Challenge on the theme of ‘Afloat’, I have two different offerings:
I was tickled a remarkably bright shade of pink to discover (from a comment on my blog) that I was the NaPoWriMo Day 12 Featured Poet! Particularly when (as rightly pointed out in comments there) I knew that my Sapphic attempt had some shortcomings.
Anyway, for the latest prompt, requiring one to write a description and then prune it down and rearrange it to form a poem, here is my prose:
My study is a scene of complete clutter, impossible to keep neat. It has a work surface covered by all sorts of items from utter debris to screwdrivers to papers, printer and three telephones. Shelves behind are stacked with books, musical instruments, boxes and electronic equipment everywhere one looks.
Due to temporary lack of free space the room is also accommodating a rack of clothes, and several stacked containers holding everything from garments to power tools. No wonder that I battle to work where such chaos rules!
My pruning has been drastic, and some grafting was necessary to attach a bit of rhyming: