Welcome! This is 15 Words or Less Poems, a low-pressure way to wake up your poetry brain (guidelines here), and I’m very glad you’re here.
One brisk morning at NCTE in Houston, I was walking to the convention center when I saw that this big hotel had all their huge potted plants wrapped up. It had gotten below freezing the night before, I guess.
This image makes me think of several things:
- giant Christmas gifts that don’t fit in any bag
- the old aqua, brown, and white blanket I loved as a kid
And here’s my first draft.
It’s your turn! Have fun and stick to 15 WORDS OR LESS! (Title doesn’t count toward word count.) Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating this coming week!