OULIPOST: Day 6 (blank verse amidst the prose)


Google image search: “Fracking Iambic Pentameter”



Like it or not, fracking will continue.

polls show rising opposition to this.

Since we’re fracking so much, what can we do?

Fracking is an industrial process,

natural gas is an efficient fuel

America the envy of the world.

How to extract abundant energy?

Some companies are ready to comply.




* Gold, Russel, “How to Make Fracking Safer” The Wall Street Journal, 4 April 2014: ESSAY (online)

* Compose a poem using unintentional lines of iambic pentameter found in your newspaper. http://www.foundpoetryreview.com/blog/oulipost-6-blank-verse-amidst-the-prose/


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