This was an exercise from Ursula K. LeGuinn’s “Steering the Craft”. It’s called Being Gorgeous. The idea is to play around with sound, but don’t use rhyme or meter.
Slippery synthetic syncopated symbol swims sideways.Â So sophisticated.Â Such sophistry.Â Serendipity sings silently in this surreal sojourn.Â
Life?Â Sliced slyly, ever so carefully.Â Question caution. Don’t caution questions.Â Â Curiosity created colonies of words in books.Â
Big balloons bumble bluely by.Â
Oh boy, I like soy.Â Roy drank soy, or so he said.Â The boy won’t slurp it now.