For my sweet nieces and nephews -- and any other kids-at-heart out there.
Hot, Balloon-filler and sauna-sweater
Cold, Snowflake-maker and Jack Frost’s friend
What am I?
“…Today’s prompt …a “kenning” poem. Kennings were riddle-like metaphors used in the Norse sagas. Basically, they are ways of calling something not by its actual name, but by a sort of clever, off-kilter description — for example, the sea would be called the “whale road.” Today, I challenge you to think of a single thing or person (a house, your grandmother, etc), and then write a poem that consists of kenning-like descriptions of that thing or person…”