The prompt for NaPoWriMo is a form prompt called “The Shapes a Bright Container Can Contain.” We are to emulate a poems shape/line lengths and use the same first letter of each line.
Over at the A to Z challenge there is a dice game of challenges and rewards. I’m enjoying their theme this year. I rolled two sixes, so my challenge is to visit 6 new blogs, and my reward it to take a nap! Looking forward to that.
Today’s Janus word is downhill. When referring to difficulty, it means “progressively easier”; but when referring to status or condition, it means “progressively worse.”
The April Poem-a-Day prompt is to title the poem “First (blank).” So talking about firsts today.
The First Gardenia Reverberates
When a favorite smell surprises
that invites the other senses
the true perception
lifted and bright
the trigger of an avalanche
surging, downhill tumble
gracious grey matter
When a beloved smell bushwhacks
time and space