2016 Day 24 – Transcendent

Mythopoesis:
She creates a world
With discarded fag-butts and torn carrier bags,
With toe-nail clippings and traffic cones.
She oversees transmutation
Of spit and chewing-gum
Into iridescent spheres.
Transubstantiation:
Chicken nuggets and Pepsi
Become the ineffable, snot-nosed beauty
Of a maker of worlds.

 

Notes: The prompt was to “write a ‘mix-and-match’ poem in which you mingle fancy vocabulary with distinctly un-fancy words”. (For non-British readers, ‘fag’ = ‘cigarette’.)

Advertisements

One response

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s