NaPoWriMo 15: Transaction on a Spring Day – A Pantum
The OWL (Observation Wheel Leeds) at night – which is the ‘great revolving wheel’ in the poem…
Today’s prompt: a Malay verse-form “of rhymed quatrains (abab), with 8-12 syllables per line. The first two lines of each quatrain aren’t meant to have a formal, logical link to the second two lines, although the two halves of each quatrain are supposed to have an imaginative or imagistic connection” (to quote the NaPoWriMo site).
I am not sure if it follows the rules fully – but I tried! Might put another one up later/tomorrow too…
AND (in the style of ANTI-BOTNET) I HAVE NOW CAUGHT-UP FROM BEING FOUR DAYS BEHIND!
Transaction on a Spring Day
I push the DVDs across the till,
Exchanging our feelings about the stories;
Above the skyline, a great revolving wheel
Magnifies the sky-screen’s bright-blue glories.