Fun with alliteration
Prickly pear parade proudly,
protruding pretentiously past
pouting pardners plucking painful pokers.
…And a now a touch of spontaneous poetry so I could get the alliteration bug out of my system, for today at least. =) There’s a bit of assonance, too…repeating vowel sounds.
The wind whips and slips, slicing
stillness like an invisible river,
racing and tumbling–
rumbling rapids of air bending
against unseen banks —
pressing on to finally empty
into a distant sea of sky.
For a funny example of alliteration and assonance, here’s a link to “Moses Supposes” from Singin’ in the Rain, one of the best movie musicals ever. Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor are reluctantly making a visit to a diction coach. Moses Supposes