Oulipost #5: Posing Tautology

Tautogram: Compose a poem whose words — or at least the principal ones — all begin with the same letter. The words must be sourced from your newspaper.

Posing

Private people pinpoint proof:

pathways posing as public prospects

plead for participation

personal prison

Is pass- protected

Planting proper pain

 

Sourced from Contra Costa Times, Bay Area New Group, April 5, 2014

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Kathy Moore’s passion is literacy, and she serves as a mentor teacher and staff developer throughout the greater Bay Area. Kathy is the City of San Ramon's Poet Laureate; she also teaches poetry writing workshops and is an instructor in the Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership (MATL) program at St. Mary’s College of California. She was honored as SRVUSD Teacher of the Year in 2007 and San Ramon Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year in 2009. Kathy holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice from California State University, East Bay, an M.A. in Teacher Leadership from St. Mary’s and a B.A. in English Education from SUNY Albany. She and Bob Moore are the proud parents of four beautiful grown daughters, and the smitten grandparents of two beautiful boys.
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