Today’s re-blogged post was inspired by the NaPo?WriMo prompt at http://www.napowrimo.net/day-ten-3/ .
A couple of years ago, I wrote an abecedarian. This type of poem has twenty-six lines, and each line starts with a letter of the alphabet in order from A to Z. You can find an example here. Below is my abecedarian, but first, click here for the song that inspired it.
On Straightening Up and Flying Right
A buzzard and a monkey wouldn?t fly together
because a monkey wouldn?t be stupid enough to
climb on a buzzard?s back since a buzzard is a
dirty old bird with no morals.
Everybody knows that monkeys don?t
fly–buzzards do. My
guess is that monkeys prefer to associate with their own kind.
Heaven knows why the song was written. What an
imagination someone must have to
justify writing it–but
knowledge of values would lead one to believe that there?s a
logical message here. The
monkey makes a point when he tells the…
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