Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome, everyone! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.)
[Reminder about a free local library program (via Zoom) THIS Saturday. It will be Michael Hall, Joyce Sidman, and me–each talking a bit about how a book of ours came to be–then Q&A. Please join us–you can register at https://thefriends.org/event/moving-words-writers-across-minnesota-center-city/ ]
Well, dang. I did my post last weekend and patted myself on the back for being on schedule. And then on Tuesday, someone in the Poetry Princesses group emailed to remind us all of the prompt. What?! I totally lost track of dates. My huge copyediting project is taking all my brain space.
Here was our prompt this month:
So. Here is my hippo poem! (And if you joined in for our prompt this month, please tag #PoetryPals wherever you share it!
I’m looking forward to seeing what my Poetry Sisters have come up with–right along with you guys!
Click here to see all our previous Poetry Princesses collaborations.
For the rest of your weekly dose of poetry, visit the Poetry Friday Roundup with fabulous poetry lover Jone MacCulloch, who’s premiering her new website! She’s inviting math-based forms. I thought I had realized this too late, but since I ended up writing this poem last minute, I did a zeno! I’ll link here to my previous zenos, too–I love zenos, a form invented by one my favorite poets, J. Patrick Lewis!