Writing Group Stuff Day 3

Here's the prompt:

Compound and portmanteau words.
Such as watermelon, suitcase, lipstick, icebox, tree lawn, honeydew,
hairdresser, overcoat, typewriter, whale road, mantelpiece, T.V. tray,
pigtail, ladyfinger, copperhead, newsprint, etc. For some reason, I’m
finding this interesting lately. I’m not sure if it’s the putting
together of two things or their exact relationship or the metaphoric-
ness or the echo of kennings??? Use at least 8 compound words in a
poem. They can be either the compound word itself or the compound
taken apart into the two separate words. Quick source:




This was fun and I could've kept going but I've got other projects on my plate for today. I'm pretty sure I'll come back to this poem.


Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. I am seriously thinking about getting a ukelele and here's a master for you.

Oliver de la Paz