MENTOR - One for the Money

From Chapter 1: Let the Sentence Carry You...

The one-sentence poem is a conceit, of course; it is not a form per se, but a strategy. However, it has been used so often, by so many poets, it’s easy to conceive of this strategy as a form. The simplest sentence consisting of a noun and a verb, I see, for instance, can be extended with a slight elaboration, I see your face, and this can serve as the engine to launch a sentence whose range is limitless:

I see your face,
and the moon rising over the hills
that were charred by last summer’s fires,
and I’m startled by the moonlight
as it dances over the ash,
and makes your eyes shine
even in the dark.

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