Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Words Count? -- A double inverse Venetian sonnet

Didya?

Ya hear, eons past,
two nuns, a priest, a gopher,
died, went to Heaven
Met St. Peter at the gate
Eighty-plus, four April Fools
.
Haha, folks, that's all.
Got their Obama Care. Now
deadline came and went
Double inverse Venetian
sonnet--nonesuch, April Fools!
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Today my double tanka is linked with Mama Zen at the Real Toads Word Count

Mom Zee's command:
- "Today, I would like you to write a double inverse Venetian sonnet using the traditional hexatonic goatameter. Your piece must include two nuns, a priest, a gopher, and a space / time paradox.  Please address either universal health care or twerking in the volta . . . in 37 words or less.
- April Fools!"

- I did pretty well even with the joke.  My 'Word Count:' 1 (title), 24 (verse one), 20 (second verse) (thats less than 37 per tanka so it was fudged a bit for a total of 45 words)

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10 Comments:

At Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:11:00 AM, Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

Haha! I'm glad someone took up the challenge. You did it in style, Jim.

 
At Tuesday, April 01, 2014 10:28:00 AM, Blogger Mama Zen said...

I am rolling in the floor laughing, Jim!

 
At Tuesday, April 01, 2014 10:32:00 AM, Blogger Sumana Roy said...

LOL...really great :D

 
At Tuesday, April 01, 2014 11:30:00 AM, Blogger Susie Clevenger said...

Love it!!

 
At Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:14:00 PM, Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

This made me smile, Jim! Good one!

 
At Tuesday, April 01, 2014 1:02:00 PM, Blogger Other Mary said...

And a happy April Fool's to you!

 
At Tuesday, April 01, 2014 7:00:00 PM, Blogger Ella said...

YOU really shared a challenge within a challenge-very clever!

 
At Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:11:00 AM, Blogger Margaret said...

show-off ! :)

 
At Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:28:00 AM, Blogger Grace said...

What fun to read Jim ~ This is hilarious ~

 
At Saturday, April 05, 2014 12:39:00 AM, Blogger audrey` said...

Wow! Very good, Dr Jim :)

 

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