Day 25: NaPoWriMo

ONWARD THE NOSEYBUM

‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Their heads are green,
and their hands are blue,
and they went to sea in a sieve.
Laying eggs inside a paper bag,
the reason you will no doubt see,
to keep the lightning out, all mimsy
were the borogoves.

http://www.napowrimo.net/2012/04/day-25/

We Write Poems Day 25: NaPoWriMo

A centos poem borrows lines from other poems to create a new one. These lines were borrowed from Morgenstern’s Das Nasobēm, Christopher Isherwood from his Poems Past and Present, Edward Lear’s, The Jumblies, Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky.

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  1. What a gorgeous, fun weaving of words! Silly sailors. I think I shall spend my day being “all mimsy.” ;) Love this, Misk.

  2. This looks great Misky!

  3. This was much more fun to read than mine! Good job. :D

  4. Very very interesting exercise ~~ hmm!! :D

  5. Hi, Misky. It’s up! http://vincegotera.blogspot.com/2012/04/day-25-napowrimo-poem-day.html Hope you like it! Let me know.

  6. “Life what is it but a dream”…that was the line I repeated in my high school’s production of Alice. And I had images of MacBeth’s weird sisters as well. Very cool.

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