March 31, 2014

Looking for a random
prompt generator
for poetry month,
I discovered story cubes.

Shaped like dice,
each face has a pictogram,
a story line, perhaps,
a part of a poetry prompt.

Six faces to a cube
nine cubes to a set
three sets
(actions, voyages, original) –
nine cubes to a set
six faces to a cube

162 possibilities…
to say nothing of probabilities,
and permutations,
and combinations,

and group theory…
Each day in April I’ll select
four cubes at random
and see what unfolds.

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Author: Raymond Maxwell

https://raymmaxx.wordpress.com/ Librarian and archivist-in-training, retired foreign service officer and former naval officer.

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