We are now 20 days into the challenge! Woo-hoo! And spring has definitely sprung here in Ohio. It’s incredible. Since Thursday, I’ve been getting out every day and playing disc golf and trail hiking. As soon as I finish this prompt-poem thing-a-ma-gig, I’m gonna get back out there.
Now today’s prompt is one you’ve either been eagerly anticipating and wondering, “Where the heck is it,” all month, or it’s one you’ve been quietly noting hasn’t been prompted and crossing your fingers you can make it through the month without. But this kind of poem is what got me into writing poetry seriously. That’s right…
…today’s prompt is to write a Love poem with a capital “L” as in a loooooove poem. Think about wooing; think about being wooed; and then, write!
Here’s my poem for the day:
-for Tammy F. Trendle
The birds chant awake the dandelions
and flowers. They raise the grass blades
from their winter nocturne. We are
foolish to want more, but we listen
to the birds and know: It is natural to
want, and things will always happen
as they should.