The weekly Slice of Life Challenge is at Two Writing Teachers.
Hello slicers, I created a month long challenge to write poems with words link to nature that have double ‘ll’s in them. A list can be found HERE.
Today’s word: GAZELLES
Definition: any of numerous small to medium graceful and swift African and Asian antelopes (Gazella and related
The name gazelle is thought to come from the word Ghazal which means quick and elegant. It’s also a poetry form that I want to try but not today.
when cheetah appear
the herd’s fast, elegant escape
on the high African grasslands
creatures who prefer
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*stotting: running and jumping high to escape predators.