#NaPoWriMo Day 9: Poem — Italian Sonnet — “Summer Games” #amwritingpoetry


For NaPoWriMo Day 9 the prompt is:


“Today, I’d like to challenge you to write your own Sei Shonagon-style list of “things.” What things? Well, that’s for you to decide!


Credit: Scott Trento via Unsplash


Summer Saturday’s in Churchill square; Taste —

Of Edmonton, loud music resounds.

Jugglers, acrobats, twist too profound,

We watch, coin in their hats never wasted.

Ballerina on swing, pumps legs with haste,

She leaps, stardust into the circus sky;

She’s fearless; he’ll catch her high dive.

Old movies too in September frost play,

Kids nestled in sleeping bags, cocoa

Shared in red cups, caramel popcorn crunched.

Giggles sound – Mrs Doubt-fire’s drag brings,

Hilarity for all ages; though talent —

Was ruined, darkness dwelled; laughter stays and rings,

Immortality in giggles remains.


©️Mandibelle16. (2019)All Rights Reserved.


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8 thoughts on “#NaPoWriMo Day 9: Poem — Italian Sonnet — “Summer Games” #amwritingpoetry”

    1. Hi Maria, good to hear from you. How have you been? We’re pretty much in May and it snowed her twice, yesterday night again as it does before the weather becomes nicer always. April was so beautiful, and random snow is always unwelcome this time of year w/ colder temperature. So, when I wrote this I was thinking of summertime festivals and experiences, looking forward to all these good things, and also back to summer memories as a child and his laughter lives on. Thanks for reading and glad you like. Have you been doing NaPoWriMo?

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