Chrysanthemum*

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Dozen Day! It is NaPoGloMo Day 12…Without further ado, an Index Poem:

CHRYSANTHEMUM’S CASTLE (click!)

Chrys waters the castor oil plant

that grows next to the cardboard castle

in Uganda

There she has chameleons.

They chat and play with charms;

she does her hair in chignons

like the girls

of Dodinga,

of Karamojo,

of iNiashukulumbi, of Shilluk, of Suk,

of Turkana.

The colobus, Coly

pretends to be a cormorant

but Coucal chases the cranes

crowned,

over craters and crests

past the crocodiles

cuckoo, lark-heeled.

*Chrysanthemums ; Pyrethrum, the Old World Chrysanthemum:

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made with Paper53, and Man and Beast in Eastern Ethiopia‘s input.

 

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One Response to Chrysanthemum*

  1. Pingback: NaPoWriMo – Day 12 – “Hate, A List Of Things I Really” by David Ellis | toofulltowrite (I've started so I'll finish)

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