NaPoWriMo Prompt 23 – elevenie

Elf is the German word for eleven. Adding –chen to a noun in German gives it a sense of being wee or dear. The word Elfchen (always capitalized, as are all German nouns) translated into English is roughly elevenie.

~ Grace Kerina

I’m so happy to have found this little form – another haiku-esque way to brevity, and fun as well…

A Poet & Her Poem



stitches together

wherever she goes

ephemeral and concrete occurrences

making meaningful connections with words


tells true

heart and soul

tales about life’s meaning

reminds us to stay real

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