Prompt–Monday, October 31

Take a book you’ve read recently that you underlined like crazy because you liked the language so much. Now create a found poem with your favorite lines. Feel free to break for lines and whatnot. Name the title and author.

Cane by Jean Toomer

Over the crest of the hill
he couldn’t sing to them.
Where’s th beauty in that?
When you had eyes, did
you ever see th beauty
of th world? Her face
is pale–worlds of shadow
planes and solids.

He is a candle that dances
in a grove swung with pale
balloons…in swift shadow.
You came just a month too late.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: