Day 28

I.
Ars Poetica

A poem should be
grassy as lawn

tidy

warm as a lizard
sunning on a wall

like dawn
after a good night’s sleep

greedy for attention

A poem should be
musical chairs

an aging aunt

a sharp turn
in a narrow lane

an unexpectedpause

A poem should be
tomorrow

 

II.
Ars Poetica on Sunsets

At the end of the lane,
the sun fell on
an invasion of scarlet.

 

MQ28: Ars Poetica and “of delight” as an American Sentence 17-syllables – ©️ Misky 2019 It’s November Poem a Day month. These are 1st drafts. Ars Poetica (“on the art of poetry.”) is a poem form first used by Horace in “Ars Poetica”.

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