I went with another prompt from the Book of Kells blog today: 2. Open the closest book to you to page 46. Count down 7 lines. That is the first line or the title of your poem.
For my poem, the book is The Art and Craft of Poetry by Daisy Aldan. The words from this book are italicized in the poem.
the experience. When complete, rearrange, eliminate,
release subtle accents that bait, never bare.
It’s an abstract,
Like watching life through running water.
Note: First posted on April 25, 2010.