Riddle#2 Orchid Plant

orchid stem
Orchid Plant

I love
the green leaves
airborne roots
sturdy stems
shooting shoots.
Who am I?

Joy Acey at
www. http://poetryforkidsjoy.blogspot.com/
inspired me with her FIB; here is her outline on how to write one.
This poem is a Fib. A syllabic poem based on Fibonacci’s number, each line length is the sum of the two previous lines. So the poem has 1 syllable, 1 syllable, 2 syllables, 3 syllables, 5 syllables, 8 syllables and I made this go to 13 syllables. If you are viewing this poem on your cell phone many of the lines wrap so you are missing the beauty of the Fib form. Does this chart make it easier to see the formatting?

Line 1 = 1 syllable
Line 2 = 1 syllables
Line 3 = 2 syllables
Line 4 = 3 syllables
Line 5 = 5 syllables
Line 6 = 8 syllables
Line 7 = 13 syllables

Your challenge for today is to try writing your own Fib. Try making it 5 or 6 lines long. Have fun. Do find some time to go outside and play today.



As it’s your wish to be abcdarian
but the fact is you seem more Rastafarian
cutting this class as if were something alien
don’t mean you can’t be a sesquipedalian.

Each has the right to refuse education
foregoing fame and the worlds’ adulation,
going through life unaware of potential
having surmised sloth can be exponential.

In light of this and without jactitation
join us my friends get some gratification
keep the light on and don’t let it diminish
learn something new, don’t become a didn’t finish.

Make your own mark rising to the occasion,
nourish the spark through divine innovation,
open up doors then without limitation,
pour out your thoughts and avoid constipation.

Question these words by all means you’ve available,
rightly conclude they are def’nately not salable,
seek and you’ll find they all rhyme on three syllables,
(talent as this should most surely be billable).

Unless you count it as pure satisfaction
verify this without further distraction,
why would one write something so convoluted
x-rays won’t show if your mind’s been polluted.

Yea, though I speak of such edification
zealots as I oft’ need more medication.

[This message has been edited by Dr.Moose1 (09-04-2008 05:42 PM).]

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