(Iambic pentameter with end-stopping, Enjambements, caesuras, weak endings or Hypermetric and Trochaic and Pyrrhic substitutions)
The book suggests the internet’s daily (E)
News as a place to look for inspiration. (T & H)
But feeling fragile as I am, I’ll rather (E, P, T & H)
Ditch that poor suggestion to feed my mind (E, T, P)
A different kind of literary fuel.
Do you have a pile of books, unread and (T & E)
Gathering dust? Mine taunts me with its rainbow (T, E, P & H)
Of half-seen titles – those I’ve read, remembered (E & H)
And read again. But I don’t see them just (T & E)
As books. They’re bricks, with which I build my mind.