The first one sounds more like a tongue twister than anything.
Monty the Mountaineer
Monty, a mountainous mountaineer,
Mounted a gold-seeking expedition
for the mountains. In the planning,
Supplies mounted and Monty moaned
at the mounting costs. Not known as
being a mountebank, Monty nonetheless
Mounted the mounting costs with a
Go Fund Me on the Mountain page with
a growing mountain of propaganda.
The response was mountainous and
soon Monty was mounting Mount
Sipping Morning Tea and Watching Birds
Morning rose, with blush of tangerine
I rose with it, with rose-infused cheeks.
Roseate spoonbills stepped over
fallen rosewood limbs on their path
to Rosemary Lake.
rose hip tea,
Slightly sweetened with sucrose.
With such companions, how
could one be morose? I sipped
and watched the birds pick their
way through erose ferns
mercilessly prosecuted by fall.
Frank H is today’s host for dVerse. Frank introduced us to a new poetic device, the polyptoton, where, “is a rhetorical device used for style and persuasiveness. It is a special kind of repetition where the common base of a word is repeated, but not the whole word exactly.” Frank says:
To participate in this challenge use at least one polyptoton somewhere in your poem of less than 200 words.