PAD Day 23

For today’s prompt: “…write a poem filled with noise.”

This caused me to puzzle a bit. Is sound noise? gives as one of many definitions of sound: “a noise”, and for noise, the somewhat circular “a sound of any kind”. I’ve always thought of noise as superfluous sound, but for the purposes of my haiku, I’ve decided to treat them interchangeably.

If a poem falls
On deaf ears, does it then make
Any sound at all?

Check out my “2009 Nov. PAD” page for a list of all the prompts and my haiku responses for the 2009 Poetic Asides PAD Chapbook Challenge. More on Poetic Asides:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s