August Stanza 11 Curruption.

It is August and so Jane is doing : a chain of images each one suggested by the last word in the preceding poem. They’ll be short, a single image of just a few lines. It will be interesting to see where it ends up by the end of the month.

Kat will be doing short 3,4, or 5 line poems no syllable counts of rhymes, starting with the word ‘August’ on the first day. The last word of the poem will be the first word of day two’s poem, and so on until the end of the month.

Finally I shall be doing all types of poetry but each poem will start with the last word in the preceding poem.

Today’s poem is Blank Verse but as an extra it starts with ten syllables descending to one.

Curruption

Image from Pixabay

Curruption taints all as it spreads around.

Unleashed it cannot ever be contained.

Readily it covers its tracks

Redoubling it smears and stains

Uncaring of the truth

Politics smacks of

Tricks, back handers

Implicit

Open?

Not.

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Aug 11, 2018 @ 10:56:06

    Ooh! Well done sis 💜

    Reply

  2. Jane Dougherty
    Aug 11, 2018 @ 11:16:24

    Clever!

    Reply

  3. Kat Myrman
    Aug 11, 2018 @ 12:06:17

    You do these so well Willow. And you are right. A little corruption can spoil the whole batch. 😳

    Reply

  4. JT Twissel
    Aug 11, 2018 @ 20:49:30

    True – corruption begets more corruption until all the apples are rotten. Nicely done.

    Reply

  5. Betty Hayes Albright
    Aug 12, 2018 @ 01:00:09

    Nicely done once again, and so true! 💚💚

    Reply

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