Six Word Friday: How To

How One Might Write A Poem.

Prompt: How to. Let’s show ’em.

How do I do this, that thing?

Gnashing of teeth! Dramatic arm flinging!

Woe is me! What to do?

Agonize for days.( And forget, too.)

Obviously I have no marketable skills.

I pace and ponder. Worry. Wonder.

I fret. Self confidence is killed.

Hmm, wait. I do do this.

How though? The real problem is.

Talk to yourself. Write it down.

Add more words. Switch some around.

Try to make it sorta rhyme.

Attempt to make it keep time.

Google rhyming dictionary. Explore the thesaurus!

Edit. Refine. (Well, maybe next time.)

HOW TO go read more how-tos at Melissa’s link-up.

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Melissa
    Sep 30, 2011 @ 13:02:35

    This cracks me up! 😀 It’s a very good description of how to do this thing we do. VERY accurate!

    Reply

  2. ayala
    Sep 30, 2011 @ 13:30:57

    So strange…I left a comment earlier and I don’t see it. Nicely penned 🙂 you captured it well.

    Reply

  3. Justine
    Sep 30, 2011 @ 13:39:37

    This us so cute. Love it! What can’t we google these days?

    Reply

  4. Sara
    Sep 30, 2011 @ 16:20:00

    It perfectly describes so many Thursday night “I can’t believe I haven’t finished my 6 words!” moments ::)

    Reply

  5. Caroline
    Oct 01, 2011 @ 00:18:59

    Amen to gnashing of teeth and checking a thesaurus!!!

    Reply

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