Via National Poetry Writing Month : “[T]he basic idea is to write a ten-line poem in which each line is a lie. Your lies could be silly, complicated, tricky, or obvious.”
Funny Running into You
What a happy set of coincidences this has turned out to be.
I’m terribly pleased to see you.
Don’t be silly; it’s so worth it to stand in this queue;
I would have picked the same film to see.
Oh no, I certainly hadn’t heard that happy news.
What a lovely couple the two of them make.
To be honest, I’ve been taking a little break.
Yes, I agree, modesty is certainly one of her virtues.
No, not at all, it’s not something you said.
Migraines are best treated by going home to bed.