Poetry Challenge 4: Posting Day
The challenge for today was to write a poem using some or all of the rhymes of Emily Bronte’s “A Why, Because the Dazzling Sun.” I found the rhymes very suggestive, not least because many of them were not exact rhymes. To me every pair suggested something mystical or enchanted, which influenced my choice of subject. Although Bronte was simply writing about her disappointment that the day with its burdens has come round again, in the end she did not really write depression into the poem, but rather pure sensation, thought, and feeling, which is always mythical.
I’ll post my poem in the comments below. Join me if you are so inclined. Challenges never expire.