August Stanza 25

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 a play on Lady Macbeth’s speech from the Shakespearean play Macbeth. Losely Shakespearean Dialogue. With a tip of hat to Geoff at TanGental.

Out out damned spot

Have I scrubbed you or not.

My fingers raw and bleeding

I think some bleach is what we’re needing.

Out, out damned spot

What is this stain we’ve got

You have been through the machine twice

Do I have to do you thrice

Out, out damned spot

I am so stressed about your blot

I have had enough, so get thee to a bin

I care not if to waste is a sin

Out, out damned spot

My nerves are shot!

You may have me today

But it was you who got thrown away.

31 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Aug 25, 2018 @ 14:24:14

    Bravo sis! That was great!!! 🌸🌸🌸

    Reply

  2. Jordan
    Aug 25, 2018 @ 15:11:57

    Woof, Willow!! Wow!👌

    Reply

  3. kkessler833
    Aug 25, 2018 @ 16:28:42

    Great post!

    Reply

  4. Dale
    Aug 25, 2018 @ 16:52:57

    That was a fun one!

    Reply

  5. Lynz Real Cooking
    Aug 25, 2018 @ 18:46:45

    Wow great job Willow

    Reply

  6. Betty Hayes Albright
    Aug 26, 2018 @ 00:15:18

    I enjoyed this clever poem, Willow – love it! ❤️❤️❤️

    Reply

  7. JT Twissel
    Aug 26, 2018 @ 00:19:29

    Oh golly – Geoff’s got a rival for his share of the market!

    Reply

  8. Jane Dougherty
    Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:58:38

    Those damned spots!

    Reply

  9. janmalique
    Aug 26, 2018 @ 14:21:20

    A wonderful poem with shades of the “Scottish” play…

    Reply

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