This Poem is Untitled as it’s Not Entitled to Be Titled

I thought this challenge
might be a lark.  That is
until I saw the prompt
and then the word limit.
All I could think was:
what the hell is a mudlark? 
I googled it and now that I know
it really hasn’t helped at all.
For this poem is but a sham. 


© N Nazir 2021

Written for Sammi Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt: Mudlark, 52 words

*Now look here, people, it meets the word limit, what more do you want?

*Last night I had a terrible nightmare that Turkey disappeared from view.  As in, the country, not the bird.  That everyone in the world was watching with baited breath on TVs all over the globe at a satellite image of a huge chunk of land slowly disappearing underwater before their eyes – Turkey being one of them – and everyone was helpless to do anything, and just like that, millions of people got swallowed up in one big gulp.  It was disturbing.  I thought I’d write it here instead of my journal.  Anyone else get weird dreams like this?

*This song, I don’t know why this song.  But I thought I’d share it as it made me feel better this morning.  (The video’s not as uplifting so you might want to just listen).

35 thoughts on “This Poem is Untitled as it’s Not Entitled to Be Titled

    1. 😂 Oh well that’s all right then! I did have a lesson with one of my Turkish students this morning so it was kind of my brain giving me a reminder! But how it filled in the rest of the details was a bit alarming!

      Thank you 😊☀️

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      1. Oh dear, Bill, I just realised I accidentally called you Bob in my previous comment! Many apologies!! 😀 I was replying to a Bob at the same time and got befuddled. Hope you weren’t too offended! 🙂

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  1. I so love it, especially the title. ‘No idea’ often produces little gems like this. About your dream, maybe you saw/heard in the news about this sink hole in Anatolia and your dreaming brain made the whole country sink under water?

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  2. haha, dream could be stick on your memory sometimes…Glad to hear it’s just a dream😂 And I love your poem, I did just like you and felt in the same way…google sometimes gives “oh…ok” kind of answer😂😂😂

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