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Kick it

napo2016button2Perfectionism is a habit
I’ve never seen anyone
kick it
cold turkey

For #NaPoWriMo day 25, because I don’t have enough time to work on the lovely prompt.

Syringe by Matt Alworth
Photo Syringe by Matt Alworth, found on Flickr, unaltered, under this license.

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Why is perfectionism
always seen as a flaw
when all I do
is fight flaws?

 Perfection by Giovanni Orlando

Photo found on Flickr: Perfection by Giovanni Orlando, shared under this Creative Commons license.

Today’s prompt for #NaPoWriMo was a sonnet. I think I need more than one day to try one of those, so I’m offering this one instead.

It was written on the same day as yesterday’s one, and I wrote two more that day. I’m finding that thinking about frustrating things in the form of a poem keeps me from ruminating. Could a poem a day keep the psychologist away? 😉 Happy reading!

Order

Heart
Two please
Cut in half

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Day 27. The prompt was to write a hay(na)ku. A (hay)naku consists of a three-line stanza, where the first line has one word, the second line has two words, and the third line has three words. They said nothing about a syllable count. It’s a nice form to play with, I’ll probably end up making more.