And just when you thought you’d never take another internet quiz… Rob Carney presents a way to entertain and inspire his readers in this recent blog post “Take the A) Sex Quiz, B) Personality Test, or C) Quick Break from Busywork” for his series Old Roads, New Stories: A Blog Series on Terrain.org.
Discover if you are a cheetah, antelope, orca, or wolf and whether you prefer watermelon or cherries. Go ahead. Take a break. Take the quiz and see where it leads you.
Extra credit: Write your own quiz and post a link to it in the comments below.
“That’s what I’m talking about—poems half poem, half table-in-the-corner. Those are the kind I like trying to build, and maybe you’ll think this is one:
When I Went to Work as a Snow-Globe Designer,
I didn’t do it for the usual reasons.
I did it to get some practice in
before building my house at the bottom of the ocean.
Less traffic noise, for one thing,
and I’ve traded crows for manta rays…
a million fish like clouds
of colorful rain.
And my yard is a coral reef,
and I never shovel the sidewalk
since the snow just floats suspended in my dome.
You ought to come visit me. We could open some wine
and watch the sharks cruise over…
then sit together by the fireplace,
Other books and chapbooks include Story Problems and Weather Report, from Somondoco Press. You can also read his poetry in Terrain.org: 4th Annual Contest Winner and Issue 30. And listen to a new radio interview with Rob Carney.