Scintilla

Amelia Michelle Nicol 1990 (Denver)



AMN 6.15.23
'Scintilla'
'The least trace of a particle, a spark'

Waves and static moving particles
tracing potentials in sky, dirt
these figures worth or values
kept apart or together somehow

The wanted closeness
these sparks lit to extinguish
light from within
or from without:
spaciousness created
in igneous rocks





Waves and static move
variable stance
wanted escapes prove
lights wanted dance

Placed values charge pace
electric within
spacing the sun's face
watching growth begin

least traces follow
sparks in push and pull
potentials wallow
excitements can lull

Scintilla divide
disintegration
sparks and static decide
elation, evasion

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Written for a word prompt in June of 2023

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Submitted by amelia_n on August 13, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AXX XXXX XXAXXX BCBC DADA EXEX FAFA
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 649
Words 110
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 3, 4, 6, 4, 4, 4, 4

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