Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.)
This week, I’m sharing another calendar poem. My life at home has gone kinda crazy these past few weeks, and I’m not sharing these every week, so this one is from a couple of weeks ago.
My words that week were “camera” (Linda Mitchell), “bread” (Sally Murphy), and “thaw” (Joyce Ray). Thank you, word donators! I am out of words, by the way, so please go here if you’d like to suggest a word!
I set out to write a poem about breadcrumbs and thawing someone’s heart. The closeness of these swans–chest to chest, eye to eye–made me want to write about connections. But the poem, as poems do, went in a different direction! The camera, instead of being an eye looking at someone you love, became a security camera. And, well…
And for lots of wonderful poetry, don’t miss the Poetry Friday Roundup with Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty (she has a new anthology out!). She’s sharing tons of poetry tips for teachers!