This prompt challenges you to find a poem, and then write a new poem that has the shape of the original, and in which every line starts with the first letter of the corresponding line in the original poem. AND has the same number of syllables in each line. WHEW! Here goes a playful one!
I chose “The Outlet” by Emily Dickinson:
My river runs to thee: Blue sea, wilt welcome me? My river waits reply. Oh sea, look graciously! I'll fetch thee brooks From spotted nooks,— Say, sea, Take me!
Here is mine:
love (in the) making milkshake, patty-cake, play baker's man, rise and stay mix a bit of batter oh no! inside splattered! in up it goes few months it shows see how they grow?
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