Poetry Friday – Fly and Flowers

Today is Poetry Friday, and our host is Matt Forrest Esenwine, who has some beautiful stargazing opportunities for us! 

Fly: An Anthology of Poetry with contributions from Poetry Friday friends Marcie Flinchum Atkins (I learned about it from her here) and Michelle Kogan. (And others too, I believe?) My copy has shipped, they say, but I haven’t seen it yet. I’m looking forward to this book full of monarch beauty!

Look at that amazing wing cover artwork by Jeanette Barroso.

Here’s a Zeno #smallpoem about this art.

October 6 – Golden

Cracks on the sidewalk form backdrop
for golden wing
fit to
butterflies of
black veins
and escape to
fill the

October is a great time for writing #smallpoems. Join me using the Inktober prompts? (Poemtober Week 1 and Week 2)

On another note, after a week in Minneapolis and then home for another week in bed with Covid, I finally got out for a short walk. Since the Hilary storm came through here in August, the growing has been going crazy. We usually just see flowers like these in the spring.

And, for Bridget and Tabatha, my pineapple top and avocado pit plants!