Pathogenic Poetry

*Pathogenic Poetry *A collaboration with Annie from What the Woman Wrote Thank you Annie for teaching me a new form, a Nove Otto. It is a nine-lined poem with 8 syllables per line. The rhyme scheme is as follows: aacbbcddc. Since that wasn’t enough of a challenge, we did a second Nove Otto and reversed the rhyme scheme. ‘Cause we’re cool like that. 😉 Pathogenic Poetry It’s contagious that poetry Like virus, taking over me Its bite is quite Insidious Taking root deep inside the heart Send pathogens to pick apart Those little darn things, devious Make me grab pens and start … Continue reading Pathogenic Poetry