Wake up your poetry brains with 15 Words or Less (guidelines here)!
Here’s Captain Jack on Halloween–he didn’t keep the hat on very long:>) But since he is Captain Jack Sparrow, it seems only fitting to celebrate his piratiness at least once a year! This image makes me think of:
1) Johnny Depp as a dog
2) a pirate dog would dig up his very own skull and crossbones in the yard
3) a dog’s definition of treasure is slightly different from a real pirate’s!
And here’s my?first draft.
need a bath…
But my soulful chocolate eyes
will gain your treasure?
–Laura Purdie Salas, all rights reserved
Now it’s your turn! Have fun and stick to 15 WORDS OR LESS!??(Title doesn’t count toward word count:>)?
[Note: I’m off to Washington, DC, today to attend the NCTE annual conference. I won’t be able to comment on your poems this week, though they are giving me a good laugh as I read them here in the Chicago airport en route to NCTE. I hope you have a good time with them anyway! See you next week.]