Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Where will you be?

Exhibition Square, York

Today's prompt, from the Poetry School once more, is to write in the style of Anglo-Saxon poetry, alliterative, punchy.  And, as my first line, I have taken a line from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, as interpreted by Simon Armitage.
This poem, the first half shown here, is a (mainly) river-themed geographical autobiography:

Where will you be? Where’s your abode?
You deserted the Mersey, perched on the Pearl,
were corralled in Cheshire, debauched in York ...

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