Hello, and 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.
I’ve been to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in DC several times, and I’m moved by it every time. Like many things that lend themselves to poetry, it feels too big for words.
This image makes me think of several things:
- how used we get to things that are extraordinary
And here’s my first draft.
NOTE: I’m doing a poetry residency at an elementary school all week, so I’m not going to be able to comment on poems. I’ll be reading them, but I can’t respond.
It’s your turn! Have fun and stick to 15 WORDS OR LESS! (Title doesn’t count toward word count.)