Tag Archives: Nonsense

The Polyptoton

Frank Hubeny at the d’verse Poets Pub challenged us  to use a polyptoton in a poem.   I couldn’t think of a thing to write and played with using polyptotons in Tuesday’s list of Neruda questions.  This morning, however,  I woke … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo # 14 Dialog

“… and the cow jumped over the moon.” Hello Moon. Jumping Jehoshaphat! You scared me half to death. Who the hell are you? Don’t you know not to sneak up on napping deities? I thought you were a man!                    … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMO – 3rd Day – Silliness ensues

Today an English form called Fourteeners, consisting of fourteen not necessarily iambic syllables. “Casey at the Bat,” was my guide today in this ridiculous endeavor- as some of my followers know I am very fond of nonsense. Male Bonding Today … Continue reading

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Another Word on Nonsense…

“The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” ~e.e. cummings Archetypically, nonsense can be thought of as one of the Trickster’s devices. The Trickster, as you may know, manifests mythically in dozens of cultures around the world. In Jungian terms the trickster … Continue reading

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