Welcome to the Poetry Friday Roundup! (To find out more about Poetry Friday, click here.) I’m pleased to welcome you this week! How did it get to be the first Friday in December?!? And how is it time for another Inkling challenge? This month, Molly challenged us to respond to Amy Ludwig VanDerwater‘s post, “Answer an Unasked Question.” Amy suggested that we
Think of something someone might wonder, real or pretend…and then write a poem answering this question.
Pretty straightforward, right? Right. Until you start considering all the wonderings in the world!
As usual, my draft is very drafty and feels quite unfinished to me. I blame turkey.
into an emerald cloud,
listening while breezes
whisper their secrets.
for an afternoon,
the comings and goings
of birds and squirrels,
spiders and beetles.
toward the sky,
Catherine Flynn, draft © 2022
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