one table over, loud, sanctimonious,
obnoxious, extolling ‘merika’s greatness
for propagandized agendas, white privilege,
pro-prelife evangelical hatred for others
don’t engage, kat, for god’s sake, just eat your toast
(True story…it was a nice breakfast out, our Saturday morning routine on the way to the grocery store…well almost. Fortunately, I’ve learned to ignore the ignorant.)
The elements of the Sevenling are:
1. a heptastich, a poem in 7 lines made up of 2 tercets followed by a single line.
2. metered at the discretion of the poet.
4. composed with 3 complimentary images in the first tercet and 3 parallel images in the second tercet. The end line is a juxtaposed summary of the 2 parallels, a sort of “punchline”.
5. the poem should be titled “Sevenling: (first few words of poem).