(139) Let’s Meet at the Mall!

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Journal 48
A Collection of New Alliterative Verse
by ArchDuke Kenneth Khanh Du

“My reflection upon the current climate which send heat waves simmering throughout time.”

New Alliterative Verse has five set parameters defined by me:
1. A couplet line poem with 20 lines or less
2. Each line contained no more than eight syllables
3. Each line has alliteration of either consonant or vowel
4. The alliteration must be tied to the next line (hence couplet)
5. Rhymed or unrhymed

Alliterative Verse as a form was adopted by me from the skalds of Norway. Skalds were the Viking's poet-musicians and their poetic form began somewhere in the 9th Century. The original form(s) with many however remain unstructured and often confusing /or ambiguous.

(139)  Let’s Meet at the Mall!

How do you like my new face mask?

With carbon respirators side

With stealth black detailed defcon slick

Only made legal biz mall year!

We’ll meet back at the food court.  First,

I have to try some See’s samples.

JCPenney or Sears?

Macy’s or Nordstrom?

I can’t decide with Black Friday.

Just a few more days till Christmas

Winter Palm Wonderland Shopping

Bonanza!  Where art gallery? 

Shiver me frenchy timberland!

If fashion can’t be bagged in hand,

Then we might as well window shop!

One more designer shoes drop stop

Or one more designer shirt pop?

Don’t stop!  Let’s roll with what we got.

We ain’t got a lot this year snot!

Break it down!  You’re in my food court.  


11/1/20 by ArchDuke Kenneth Khanh Du

Submitted: November 02, 2020

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