Redacted Plucking At Another Daisy

Plucking at Another Daisy

That curiously shrill voice.
A peacock
pulling long, nervous fingers.

She was reckless.
So reckless. After all that
hissing tragic whisper.
And laughing at

beginning; the best ending.


Source: “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, by Oscar Wilde. Gutenberg Project, Release Date: October 1, 2008 [EBook #26740] written for Poets & Storytellers United: “Looking back” and I chose the Found Poetry prompt using the redacted method. Shared with @Experimentsinfc #APoemADay on Twitter   © Misky 2020

13 responses to “Redacted Plucking At Another Daisy”

  1. This is a really interesting way to write poetry and I love the poem you found within Wilde’s lines.

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    1. Thanks, Ingrid.

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  2. What a fascinating poem you made! Excellent choice of source material too.


    1. Thanks so much, Rosemary.


  3. I really love the circular structure of your blackout poem, and how well it captures the moment.

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  4. I love to see what people can pull out of other poems or prose. I like your hissing tragic whisper here.

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  5. magicalmysticalteacher avatar

    When in doubt, pluck daisies. It’s soothing!

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  6. That is some fine daisy plucking you’ve done from Wilde’s text, Marilyn!


  7. Wonderful lines, found by you!


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