• Caleb Parkin

NaPoWriMo 2.4: A Lune


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Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt is to write a lune – a kind of English language haiku which goes, line by line: three words / five words / three words.

I enjoy the focus of a short verse form – the spaciousness of it. Just as when you cut a poem down, sometimes it gets bigger.

So I fitted an overheard quote I heard a couple of days ago the form, with a cheeky denotative title (with more words than the poem)…

1530 BST: Two School Mothers Conclude Their Retrieval and Investigations in Foggy Conditions

“That plane,” one

laughs. “It’s hiding.” The other:

“Hide and seek.”

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