Also linking to Poets United's Midweek Motif: Climate
I wrote an okay piece about the end of summer and rainy beginning of autumn, but it didn't really say anything new. So I used a tip from Diane Lockward's The Crafty Poet: If a draft's not working, list 12 of your favourite words. Add them to the poem.
Quite a challenge when you've only got 44 words to play with! But I'm much happier with this result than I was with my first draft.
One of my added words was Zanzibar, and the only way I could work it in was by creating a subtitle. I didn't know exactly what that would be until I found the picture.