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writeALONG! 28 February


host: Muskaan Ahuja

guest editor: Susan Beth Furst


“In the beginning it was all black and white.”

--- Maureen O’Hara

Maureen O’Hara was talking about the movies, motion pictures, which were originally filmed in black and white. When I edit my haiku, I go back to the beginning. What was my first thought? What was I trying to capture? Did I accomplish my goal? Sometimes, the answer is no. Sometimes, I end up with a bonus poem!

French film

we speak

in black and white

The word speak is almost expected as one might speak French. But I wanted a bit more, so I put my thinking cap on and…

French film

we kiss

in black and white

--- Susan Beth Furst

Have you ever written a poem and ended up with a “bonus poem” after editing?

Can you give an example?

Post them in the comments below!


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