Sunday Writing Prompt – 2nd August – Choosing your Context

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A funny thing happened on the way
To the kitchen for my breakfast
To tell you the truth I dance and sway

See the knives over there like tempest
Next thing I know, I am bleeding
To the kitchen for my breakfast

Like a glue I stayed, blood is flowing
A name got called, I waited and rest
Next thing I know, I am bleeding

He came and helped and I am blessed
A man from space this twisted tale
A name got called, I waited and rest

Low humming, oh my, bread is stale
Am I awake or is it a dream?
A man from space this twisted tale

Shall I start breakfast or scream?
A funny thing happened on the way
Am I awake or is it a dream?
To tell you the truth I dance and sway*

(c) ladyleemanila 2020

* The Terzanelle is a poetry type which is a combination of the villanelle and the terza rima forms. It is a 19-line poem consisting of five interlocking triplets/tercets plus a concluding quatrain in which the first and third lines of the first triplet appear as refrains. The middle line of each triplet is repeated, reappearing as the last line of the succeeding triplet with the exception of the center line of the next-to-the-last stanza which appears in the quatrain. The rhyme and refrain scheme for the triplets is as follows:

1. A
2. B
3. A

4. b
5. C
6. B

7. c
8. D
9. C

10. d
11. E
12. D

13. e
14. F
15. E

Ending Type 1:

16. f
17. A
18. F
19. A

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For: Sunday Writing Prompt – 2nd August – Choosing your Context,  Wordle 467 Aug 1 by bwarren

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