and inspired by and posted to 3WW
CXXXV the words this week are:
Opportunity, Quarrel, and Service.
Firstly, a 'Found' American Sentence.
I use the word 'Found' in the sense that it was written before Allen Ginsberg's proclamation of the seventeen syllable sentence.
Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O death!
Virginia Woolf 1882-1941
The American Sandwich game... Flash Fiction in 51 syllables, with a poetic filling.Write a piece of flash fiction in just three American Sentences.
Allen Ginsberg's American Sentence has seventeen syllables.
Your task is to use as few words as possible to fill the sandwich.
THE WAR HERO
Despite his upbringing, he graduated with a first class degree.
This was his opportunity to be of service to the nation.
On the battlefield, he was a hero, I have no quarrel with that.