I don’t even know who started the challenge. It all began when Anon commented in the shape of a four liner, and I replied in like
plus one line – sorry, I just can’t keep it short… Which demanded a post of its own. You responded lyrically in the comments. And wow – that was a hilarious exchange of the lyrical kind. If you like to read some creative fun – and don’t mind the occasional, irreverent joke – then read on. Warning: there may be a few mild jests at our muse’s cost. Nothing major – but no need for APM, I think. Without further ado, I present you the…
Variations on Fluff
First up, a communal effort by Anon, Small Hobbit and yours truly, written in iambic tetrameter (!).
Helen took up the gauntlet half way through and gifted us this ditty:
Sinnaminie seemed inspired by a famous children’s rhyme, which I continued:
We also received ear, nose, quiff and shirt fluff (click images and open in new window to see larger version):
And lastly, the mistress of the odes graced us with a piece that veered between hot and sweet:
Sinnaminie’s question is valid: Who inspired all this? A piece of fluff, or the muse? No matter – there’s nothing better than an afternoon spent fooling around in a creative way.
I hope you have enjoyed this! Give your love to the gifted verse-smiths!