Icing, or: The cake

My 2nd Alliterisen

Baking blueberry pie was Fay's fortΓ©
Her heavenly skills were well-known throughout New York
Her cherry chews and crispy cookies
     Were wonderful; but Bob most savored her cakes
She surely knew how to tease him
     Promising pound cake, carrot, and chiffon
Mulberry muffins caused their bad breakup

The Alliterisen

The Alliterisen (Complex and Rhyming), a form created by Udit Bhatia, is a simple seven-lined poem with a specific syllable pattern and two alliterations per line. For example: Glorious Graves, and wonderful waves. Alliteration is the succession of similar consonant sounds. They are not recognized by spelling, but rather by sounds.

Click HERE for the syllable structure.

31 thoughts on “Icing, or: The cake”

  1. Because I’m math adverse I prefer the rhyming form… but this one drew me in. Sparky loves my pies but he is not a fan of most cakes and muffins leave him cold.

    1. βœ¨πŸ™βœ¨ Monika βœ¨πŸ™βœ¨

      I’m still struggling my way through this form, TBH… I’m not quite satisfied with my first couple of attempts… but I think it’s good to keep them as a record of my efforts πŸ™‚

      Yours,
      David

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