Friday, 11 April 2014

Poetry month and I've forgotten which post this is...

So yesterday I had to do two super speedy poems as I hadn't done one the day before and now here I am, rushing still because I didn't get up early and the 'spare' time I did have today was spent going to see Noah at the cinema.  I am never going to look at cute, brightly coloured arks sold in toy shops in quite the same way now.  I am falling back on a primary school staple - the Kennings poem.  It is an ancient Norse verse that describes something without naming it and the form is a chain of pairs of words (or kennings).

Can you guess what it is yet?

Fleet-footed
Roof-dasher

Sharp-eyed
Egg-smasher

Tail-chaser
Pond-drinker

Feather-flutterer
Peace-crusher

1 comment:

  1. Is it a fox? The fox that got your poor chicken? This is really cleaver, I've never heard of that before!

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