Food of Love or Poison


  Day 23

‘… write a double elevenie. The first line is one word, a noun. The second line is two words that explain what the noun in the first line does, the third line explains where the noun is in three words, the fourth line provides further explanation in four words, and the fifth line concludes with one word that sums up the feeling or result of the first line’s noun being what it is and where it is A double elevenie would have two stanzas of five lines each, and twenty-two words in all. It might be fun to try to write your double elevenie based on two nouns that are opposites, like sun and moon, or mountain and sea.…’

Music 
Enhances leisure
In great measure
As pure sonic treasure:
Pleasure.

 

Discord
Hearing numbs.
From amplifier comes
Screeches, wails, crashing drums:
Dumbs.

© April 2018 Colonialist

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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4 Responses to Food of Love or Poison

  1. Such perfect illustrations for your wonderful elevenies.

    Like

  2. Colline says:

    These are perfect!

    Like

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