Trying a pantoum

TRY

(for Tweetspeak’s pantoum month)

 

We’re supposed to try

That’s what dads do

Try and try and try

Move over more money

 

That’s what dads do

Fix the car

Move over more money

Moms, too

 

Fix the car

Find the right shoes

Moms, too

Pray you do okay

 

Find the right shoes

Try and try and try

Pray you do okay

We’re supposed to try

Comments

  1. After reading Maureen’s and now your, pantoums, I think I’m a bit infatuated with the form. It’s kind of playful, isn’t it? Maybe poetry will return to me one day…it comes in fits and spurts for me.

    I’ll just have to stop by here for my poetry fix when I’m dry 😉

  2. I read the instructions, but couldn’t quite figure it out. Then I read you here, trying it out, and I think I must just be thinking too hard.

    After all, we’re supposed to try, right? At least, that’s what I hear…

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