Day Twenty-Three – NanoPoblano – Poem/Poetry – “Primal Progress” by David Ellis (A Double Elevensie Poem)

A new poetry form to try.

toofulltowrite (I've started so I'll finish)

Hey there all of you Ginger Rogers’s and Fred Astaires, let’s dance!

It’s Day Twenty-Three of NanoPoblano AKA National Blog Posting Month (but with a cadre of peeps going by the moniker of as Cheer Peppers) and I’m back with another slice of poetry pandemonium.

I’ve worked on a new form that I’ve not explored before today, thanks to those beautiful folks over at napowrimo.net. It is called an ‘Elevensie’ and the extremely simple mechanics sitting under the hood can be explored here:-

Elevenie – Wikipedia

I’ve actually produced a “Double Elevensie” (which sounds like a gymnastic movement but thankfully I didn’t pull too many creative muscles composing this). This comprised of looking at word lists of common opposites and coming up with a pairing that complement each other in their respective outlooks.

Since it is such a short form, I will be forgoing the usual tradition of making a…

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