Here's a cherita that I enjoyed illustrating. A brief cherita definition: a three-stanza poem that tells a story. The first stanza has one line that sets the scene, the second stanza has two lines, the third has three lines.
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truly bridge distances
our words are riprap:
nothing as strong as
a heaven's foundation
I'm not exactly sure what the story is here, I'll leave it up to you, the reader, to fill in the details!
I like the word "riprap." It's a term that relates to bridges in that it is a not-necessarily stable foundation of stones. If you take the "rap" part, rap also relates to words.
Dictionary.com definition of riprap:
1. a quantity of broken stone for foundations, revetments of embankments, etc.
2. a foundation or wall of stones thrown together irregularly.
Dictionary.com definition of rap:
a. a talk, conversation, or discussion; chat.
b. talk designed to impress, convince, etc.; spiel:
a high-pressure sales rap.
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