Lines in My Prime with Erica Johnson, April 11, 2024
the displaced having been obscured, led astray, lost then
found: inaugurated into a future
full: emergent verity
new dawning into
April 11, 2023 TwoWritingTeachers.org
Prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23. Today, as I wrote them out, I first added the number 9. What? How long has it been since I thought of prime numbers? How soon do we forget what we know? Anyway, I did remember 3×3, so there’s that!
Today for the #Verselove prompt, we used prime numbers for the syllable count of each line. I wrote an abstract poem about
homelessness>home or maybe falsehood>truth.
For my slice of life, I thought I would do what
Bridget Magee is doing each week in 2023. She takes a photo from her camera roll and writes 23 words about it.
Here is my version today, two prime numbers: a collage of three photos with 23 words about them.
Mine: Brown, goopy, tasty but unwholesome
His: rainbow of veggies, garden on a bun
Both vegan. Why do I make junk food choices?