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April 20, 2013 / Nikhil Jain

Poem: “Ego” (Poetry Form: “Tanka”)


Prompt: Write a poem that uses at least
five of the following words:

owl
generator
abscond
upwind
squander
clove
miraculous
dunderhead
cyclops
willowy
mercurial
seaweed
gutter
non-pareil
artillery
salt
curl
ego
rodomontade
elusive
twice
ghost
cheese
cowbird
truffle
svelte
quahog
bilious

Here it is-

Ego makes one owl
Dunderhead does squander lives
Rodomontade acts
Bilious tells self non-pariel
His words,like salt in hot tea.

20/30 NaPoWriMo

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