February 8th, 2016

Story a day: 2.8.16

Prompt: Today's form is rictameter.

"A rictameter is a nine line poetry form. The 1st and last lines are the same with the syllable count as follows: • line 1 - 2 syllables - same as line 9 • line 2 - 4 syllables • line 3 - 6 syllables • line 4 - 8 syllables • line 5 - 10 syllables • line 6 - 8 syllables • line 7 - 6 syllables • line 8 - 4 syllables • line 9 - 2 syllables - same as line 1"

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Pizza
I jolt awake
The hunger upon me
Clamors, a vice around my gut
Only one thing can satisfy it now
I am weak. I give in gladly
My greasy sin upon
My face. I grin.
Pizza.