Today’s challenge is to write a poem that uses at least five of the listed words from the url above.
Before I commenced with this poem-a-day theme for NaPoWriMo, I read a blog from a participant last year. She confessed to not doing it in 2013 because it was inclined to generate meaningless poems just to satisfy the daily prompt.
I’m inclined to agree and don’t like poems dragged out of me just for the sake of reason. Hence, I’ve tried to make each submission meaningful…
RebornLate one night under a moonlight glow, I pondered on my soul and alter ego, Am I the dunderhead that had it all wrong, Was I just a chorus in someone else’s song? Reminiscing within the voice of an owl, Wondering what life really meant now, Other than surviving my own death but twice, Both times merely strengthening me with more fight. That day I’d worn a suit like a senator, Living the dream to be a cash generator, Climbing corporate walls to live out of the gutter, These elusive heights turning me into a nutter. Foul stench of the land drifting upwind, Falling from man and his infernal sin, I continued to wipe the dried salt from my eye, With memories fading of that time passing by. With the crowd I abscond from the dream, Into a reality thats virtually unseen, Submitting myself to now live with the hoards, I wrapped my torn wrists from where blood poured. (c) 2013 P.J. Bayliss