- Oh, Yum!by Y. M. Roger
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Oh, Yum! by Y. M. Roger
October Octo-Poem! writing prompt entry

Fettuccine, Bucatini~
please bring on the marinara!
My tongue delights in spicy bites
of rotini carbonara!

That tiny orzo barely shows
atop my ziti-penne dishes,
but creamy gnocchi with fresh brocc’li
can’t replace lasagna wishes!


Writing Prompt
So, October is here, folks... but do you REALLY know what that means? Well, it COULD mean a whole host of things... but you must CHOOSE ONE. That's right! The link below will bring you to the humongous list of things for which October has been designated the official month for.

Your poetry assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to pick ONE of those items on that list and write an EIGHT LINE RHYMED POEM about it. There is no specified rhyme scheme, so it's totally up to you how the rhyming will work for your choice. However, when it's all said and done, it must be EXACTLY EIGHT (Octo) lines and it must RHYME. Remember to include your chosen month in your author notes!!

Please keep it CLEAN (I've seen some of those choices on there) and kick it up a notch with your presentation: make us WANT to celebrate October for your choice.... and, of course, want to vote for your Octo-Poem!!

Good luck and run over there and choose.....we're all waiting!! ;-) ;-)

Author Notes
October is National Pasta Month

Pastas in the poem: fettuccine, bucatini, rotini, orzo, ziti, penne, gnocchi
Pasta dishes: carbonara, lasagna

penne is pronounced pen-nay


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