Scribbles & Bits Challenge #3

Cadences and rhythmic use of words is used effectively throughout literature and society. They can create a mood, or stir the senses.

This has been used by orators, poets and drill sargents from the beginning.

One of the better known cultural chants from movies is "Lions, and tigers, and bears oh my!"  You switch the order and it does quite roll or create the tension.

Then there is the rhythmic mimic of the chow call "Hay foot, straw foot, belly full of bean soup."

Haiku is built on the rhythmic pattern of 5, 7, 5 syllables.

 

So the challenge (any form and any length) is to use language rhythmically in either enhancing or countering tension to the words of your piece.

 

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Comments (17)

  1. wonderwall79

    She was always afraid of how reckless he could be
    That his spirit of a boy could set him free
    She loved his silliness and the way he viewed the world
    But she could never indulge and be that silly little girl
    ………
    Not my best but a shot none a less haha

    December 14, 2015
    1. SEC

      for spur of the moment
      no need to foment
      the smiles of the clown
      banished her frown

      December 14, 2015
      1. wonderwall79

        Haha very clever
        He don’t run with the herd he cuts his own path
        It’s his ability when who ever is feeling glum
        can make them laugh

        December 14, 2015
        1. SEC

          Tis but part of his charm
          this cutting new swath
          never found in the swarm
          not a trace of the goth

          December 14, 2015
          1. wonderwall79

            Haha I can only use small lamens words
            For my clown head hurts of your ones I’ve barely heard
            For I am just a circus act born with a silly head
            But I can turn a dull world into pink, blue and ruby red
            I can turn a frown upside down
            And what tis lost on most , on me is found

            December 14, 2015
            1. SEC

              to the victor

              December 14, 2015
  2. wonderwall79

    Hahaha I’m not sure I deserve that
    But in your honour I tip my hat
    Perhaps if I can make just one person smile
    Then my job is done for at least a little awhile

    December 14, 2015
    1. SEC

      You under estimate the smiles you create

      December 14, 2015
      1. wonderwall79

        I will try harder to remember
        That it’s worth it

        December 14, 2015
        1. SEC

          do

          December 14, 2015
  3. cjb321

    When you look at me
    Heaven’s but a smile away
    Take me there right now!

    December 14, 2015
    1. SEC

      Mistress Haiku charms
      With warming words of loving
      Giving smiles to all

      December 14, 2015
      1. cjb321

        Smiles are free to all
        Given to warm up their hearts
        And to make their days

        December 14, 2015
        1. SEC

          A small simple smile
          given in sincerity
          Sustains all day long

          December 14, 2015
          1. cjb321

            Absolutely right
            Because that’s what friends are for
            To keep friendship bright!

            December 15, 2015
            1. SEC

              The mistress yet reigns
              response I have not one good
              Curtsies to the queen

              December 15, 2015
  4. SEC

    http://scribblative.thoughts.com/posts/scribbles-bits-3-desires-drum

    December 15, 2015