GloPoWriMo – Day 3

Whirlwind Eyes

Most of my work relies on my eyes
and a stiff cup of coffee to overload each node,
awaken my brain. Slow as molasses without my glasses.

To quicken the memory–cake. Make no mistake.
My workday traverses the binary. I contend, for now, without a weekend.

Perhaps I could tend a winery, lean into the headwind, my fate transcend.
Each day, a summary, without break, leads to headache.

Sometimes, I imagine rain, chasing compasses through knee-high grasses.
Writing my biography, mention a toad–or maybe a long dirt road.
Forget this dreary murk: realize we toil under wide skies.

Daily Prompt: “First, make a list of ten words. You can generate this list however you’d like – pull a book  off the shelf and find ten words you like, name ten things you can see from where you’re sitting, etc. Now, for each word, use Rhymezone to identify two to four similar-sounding or rhyming words. For example, if my word is ‘salt,’ my similar words might be ‘belt,”silt,’ ‘sailed,’ and ‘sell-out.’ Once you’ve assembled your complete list, work on writing a poem using your new “word bank.” You don’t have to use every word, of course, but try to play as much with sound as possible, repeating  sounds and echoing back to others using your rhyming and similar words,” from Na/GloPoWriMo.

Can you figure out my rhyming pattern? 🙂

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