And now for our (optional) prompt. Today’s challenge is a fun one: write a poem that takes the form of the opening scene of the movie of your life. Does it open with a car chase? A musical number? A long scene panning across a verdant plain? You’re the director (and also the producer, the actors, the set designer, the cinematographer, and the lowly assistant that buys doughnuts for the crew) – so it’s all up to you!
The clapper-board snaps,'Action!' Take 1. Swaying trees, cool breeze I, in a chiffon saree Music plays The hero's in a daze The gentry is watching; I make an entry The loose end of the saree, flying My hips swinging I strut on six-inch heels Blind to fallen banana peels And, before I know I go go g o oh! I land on my butt! The dumb slate goes shut. Someone shouts, 'Cut!' Copyright@smithavishwanathsblog.com. All Rights Reserved.