The Challenge: Poem Prompt 1 December 2, 2014 - December 5, 2014
"I, who am only an incomprehensible
Bit of scribble
On some Warehouse wall
Or some subway entrance.
Heart pierced by arrow,
Scratch of a meter maid
On a parked hearse.
CRAZY CHARLIE in red spraypaint
Crowding for warmth
With other unknown divinities
In an underpass at night."
- Tattooed City by Charles Simic
Here's the deal: Simic took something common, irritating, sometimes vulgar, and usually ignored and turned it into this poem. Amazing? Yes. So you should do the same.
Write about something you think is so commonplace that no one else would ever think to write about it. I will be disregarding any love poetry because I'm in a mood. Also, love is really unoriginal.
Satisfaction and perhaps a smiley face
Created Dec 2, 2014