Sunday, April 04, 2010

NaPoWriMo #4: Something Scary

Using the third prompt from Readwritepoem:

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7 comments:

Greg O'Connell Poet in Schools said...

Hi, Catherine. What a compelling opening line "It should be huge." And the echo "It should fill the house..." very effective. You're setting yourself a high standard! - Greg =)

Legacy Leonard said...

Very well done.

Rob Kistner said...

far too frequent and we're sadly jaded by and large -- here in America we have a system called Amber Alert that kicks in quite quickly if a child goes missing. Descriptions hit the broadcast news and the electronic reader boards along the highways -- but still its near epidemic...
...rob
Image & Verse

Kay McKenzie Cooke. said...

It gives me the shivers - as it's meant to do I'm sure - you describe what must be one of the most horrific things to happen to anybody very, very effectively. Powerful.

joannejohns said...

Exploding (or is it imploding!?) with emotion; great work - I love it!

briarcat said...

powerful stuff.
(this could work for today's promp, too)

iself said...

A strong image arises from this poem.