De-Evolution Tanka

(Hypophora is a figure of speech in which a writer raises a question and then immediately provides an answer to it.)

My response to this week’s Scribbling Prompt #11 at Poets And Storytellers United uses hypophora in reverse, providing the answer before asking the question: 

The times are changing.
I know what we used to say:
All You Need Is Love.
Now they just spit in your face.
Where have all the flowers gone?

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Hang in there, Brothers and Sisters.
Caring for each other is caring for yourself.

7 thoughts on “De-Evolution Tanka

  1. You took the prompt to the next level! This is a brilliant tanka! 😃 Thank you so much for adding your voice to the prompt. 💝

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