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>Day 11: “New Seedling”

>Here was the prompt for Day 11, read more at April PAD Challenge: Day 11:

For today’s prompt, I want you to write a poem about an object (or objects). Though you don’t have to confine yourself to straight up description, I do want you to focus on object and/or make it a central piece of your poem. One of the more famous poems of contemporary literature does this wonderfully in William Carlos Williams’ “The Red Wheelbarrow.”
“New Seedling”
A fallen racehorse
Mauve or brown


Tucked in between limbs
Still life metamorphosing


A sight-deterred seed, pale
Unmoving in the damp silky


To a green-eyed canopy unfolded
Voodooed into living the

Life of an

Image from the Internet

4 comments on “>Day 11: “New Seedling”

  1. tikulicious
    April 12, 2009

    >Beautiful, crisp and so true. 🙂

  2. Runechris
    April 12, 2009

    >like this Nabina…

  3. fleuve-souterrain
    April 12, 2009

    >Thanks Tiku, Chris!it was the result of a vigil on my potted plant, not that I recorded every moment 🙂

  4. priti aisola
    April 13, 2009


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This entry was posted on April 11, 2009 by in April PAD, Nabina Das, New Seedling, Poem a Day, Poetic Asides, poetry.
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