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August 8, 2010 “Onomatopoeia”

“Onomatopoeia”

A Sunday 160

160 x 9

onomatopoetically
CLATTER words a BUZZ in my brain
BLARING poem an ITCHING refrain
SCRATCH syllables to TAP out the time
PLOP down phrases to RING out a rhyme

©tlh   8/8/2010

(Photo courtesy of artist)

Thanks, Red

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34 responses

  1. Clever 🙂

    August 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm

    • Thanks, Cindy…just my clickety-clacking mind 🙂

      August 8, 2010 at 11:40 pm

  2. brilliant brilliant brilliant!
    TRRING – go the words in my ears 🙂
    As they WHOOSH past my sleepy mind
    SPLAT, they sit in some corner
    and VROOOOM, they race again 😉

    I LOVED YOUR 160!! So witty and cute !!

    August 8, 2010 at 1:04 am

    • Thank you, Kavita:) This one was not easy to get right, but fun nonetheless.

      August 8, 2010 at 11:41 pm

  3. clever 160!
    …PLOP down phrases to RING out a rhyme…
    like the pic as well

    August 8, 2010 at 1:07 am

    • Thanks for stopping and reading, Claudia, 160s are fun 🙂

      August 8, 2010 at 11:42 pm

  4. haha. that was a fun play tracy…l like sound words…nice 160

    August 8, 2010 at 2:35 am

    • Thanks so much for giving your time and comment, Brian, I’m glad you came by:)

      August 8, 2010 at 11:44 pm

  5. Carol Ann Hoel

    I love the effects of onomatopoeia in writing and you demonstrate it so well! Thank you for sharing.

    August 8, 2010 at 2:47 am

    • It’s my pleasure to share. Many thanks to you for coming here and reading:)

      August 8, 2010 at 11:46 pm

  6. Ooh yes! Some more onomatopoeia please! 🙂

    August 8, 2010 at 4:46 am

    • I’ve wanted to do a piece with that word for a while… 🙂 Thanks for your visit, Tony.

      August 8, 2010 at 11:47 pm

  7. what a wonderful 160! i came over via monkey man’s blog and i’m so glad that i did!! you have hit on the one word that my grands love better than life…i just never knew how to spell it, until you!

    August 8, 2010 at 5:29 am

    • Thanks, Sheri 🙂 Thank you for making the trip to my little world…come back soon:)

      August 8, 2010 at 11:49 pm

  8. Very clever and effective, Tracy! Your words ECHO-ECHO-Echo in my mind.

    August 8, 2010 at 6:46 am

    • THANKS-THAnks-thanks….Patti 🙂

      August 8, 2010 at 11:50 pm

  9. You go above and beyond. This is an awesome Sunday 160. Thank you for adding to the fun.

    August 8, 2010 at 7:56 am

    • The 160 is such a wonderful challenge…it keeps my mind gears oiled 🙂 Thanks for the comment.

      August 8, 2010 at 11:52 pm

  10. Doing some fast writing? I love doing that.

    Great picture.

    August 8, 2010 at 9:29 am

    • It was anything but fast…but loads of fun! Thanks for the visit 🙂

      August 8, 2010 at 11:53 pm

  11. I just LOVE stuff like this….

    YOU Rock!!!

    August 8, 2010 at 9:59 am

    • Thank you, G-Man, and thanks much for coming by 🙂

      August 8, 2010 at 11:54 pm

  12. wow,
    what a cool 160…
    😉

    August 8, 2010 at 10:15 am

  13. Must agree with Cindy..quite clever.

    August 8, 2010 at 10:57 am

    • Thank you, my friend. I admire your work, so a comment from you is well received:)

      August 8, 2010 at 11:57 pm

  14. Brilliant and playful … it just zings.

    Thanks for the smile, Tracy.

    Great illustration from Amanda … perfect with this piece.

    August 8, 2010 at 12:07 pm

    • Thanks, Jamie. Again, your visits and comments mean a lot. I had fun with this piece…glad you got a smile too 🙂

      August 9, 2010 at 12:10 am

  15. AWESOME BRILLIANT…so very clever!!! What can I say?!!!! Your talent is such a blessing to us all!! Mwah x

    August 8, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    • Thanks, Amanda for being such a loyal reader, and for your help and support…it means more than you know. 🙂

      August 9, 2010 at 12:32 am

  16. loved this. Excellent job of realizing the title!

    August 8, 2010 at 2:48 pm

    • You are such an observant reader, Jhannet…Thank You 🙂

      August 9, 2010 at 12:33 am

  17. Loved the picture and the words had a great vibe!! excellent 160 cheers Pete

    August 9, 2010 at 1:34 am

  18. Loved how you used your 160.

    August 10, 2010 at 11:18 am

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