Photo: Laura Salas
Wake up your poetry brains with 15 Words or Less (guidelines are here)!
Three things this photo makes me think of:
- Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
- Elmo escaping Sesame Street
- A kid in time-out having to watch a fun class party go on without him
And here’s my first draft–which did not come out very poemlike.
“Elmo–no sharp branches!”
He paid no attention,
until he got his punishment:
–Laura Purdie Salas, all rights reserved
I’m in Boston at NCTE–and meeting up with some of my online friends today! I will read your poems, but I probably won’t be commenting. I hope you’ll play anyway:>) Have fun? and stick to? 15 WORDS OR LESS!??(Title doesn’t count toward word count:>)?