Tongues of white mist
tangle with trees and bitter-
sweet scent of leaf-rust
tumbling into the obscurity
of tantalising humus,
from Titian hues to Vantablack,
to outer space and back.
Kim M. Russell, 9th December 2020
My response to Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #49: A B C D E F G …
After focusing on words recently, Rosemary is directing our sights to letters, the building blocks of words. Like Rosemary, I have had an affinity for letters from the start (I never really got numbers) and I too delighted in the magic of being able to put them together to make sounds and words.
Rosemary suggests an interesting exercise: leaving out one letter from a piece of writing. However, the challenge today involves repeating a particular letter, purposefully working a particular one in as often as possible. The choice of letter and subject matter are up to us. She says that if we choose a vowel, we should think about whether we want to use all the sounds it can make or just one.
I chose to write a (sort of) sevenling.
Image found on Pixabay.