Yesterday as I was reading Cathy's slice on Merely Day By Day, she said she was moving from the Slice of Life March Challenge to the poem-a-day challenge for April. No, I do not claim to be a poet, but I would like to REACH out and expand my writing territories. I have accepted the challenge - thanks Cathy!
This first poem I wrote a year ago on spring break (hopefully this still counts!) In one day's time we went from sunny to snow to a thunderstorm. It was certainly a day of mixed messages.
before the sun
peaks its head from the covers of darkness
assuring me that spring is on its way.
shines on the day
as snowflakes start to fall
like balls of cotton
reminding me that winter is not over.
turning out the light of the day
thunder and lightning
flashing in Morse Code
sending me mixed messages of...