REjoicE!! The second book of Tara Grayce’s Elven Alliance series is out!! *dances* Oh, and you get a poem, too. *stops dancing and flings it out*
Day 21 of NaPoWriMo! And I am sad to say that out of all those I know, I’m the only one who’s been consistently posting *glowers at people* (unless Maya or Ellery or people have been privately poeming on their own. Then, you are forgiven.)
But I shouldn’t throw shade at them. 😎 I should throw a poem, instead….
And we’ve got persuasion! The prompt being inspired by Jane Austen’s Persuasion. Which is my favorite out of her novels (yes, more than Pride and Prejudice).
Perhaps it’s because I like reading about Anne just watching all the people around her suffer.
Whatever the case, here we go!
Go on and try it
With your sparkling words
Go on, persuade me
With gifts? With smiles? With birds?
I laugh and see you
Scramble to do the right thing
Go on, try to touch me
In heart and soul—do you sing?
It’s funny to watch you stumble
Were you not so self-possessed?
Though you shake in fear and tremble
You still count yourself so blessed
So go on, try it
With your sparkling vitality
Try and persuade me
Though I know it ends with fatality
You cannot move me with your smile
You could not hope to move a stone
And though you say it’s so worthwhile
It will end with you and your words alone
So I smile and see you go on.
And then you left me on my own
You left me to my lonely tones
You found a better life to call home
You have persuaded me
Why won’t you go on?
Because, darling, you weren’t very nice.
Yes, I responded to my poem.
It was fun to write a lighter one with cruel sass, even though it did end…happily, in my opinion.
Go wallow in your own tear, sweet cheeks! Your rejection was accepted!
Hehehe…sorry. Feeling a bit snarky I am, today. 😉
I’m always snarkastic anyway
Maybe I’ll feel better tomorrow! 😉
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