|Our little April Fool...|
This first one by Writer's Digest and offers prompts each day (and contests if you're interested).
This one other a poem each day that can provide inspiration (as well as poems from previous years).
Here is my first poem inspired by Kiara's birthday this past week.
Today passed like any other twenty-four hour day
the dawn light seeping into the sky
and through our windows
and then seeping out the door that night
but today I was able
on several occasions
to imagine myself in a few years
looking back on this day
when she turned three
just two months after he was born
when we were on spring break
groping blindly through the early days of parenting two
and while our children slid around us
with their perfect lips and eyes
with their ten fingers and toes
so sweet and vulnerable
we played fools
the two of us together
hoping no one would notice
our desperate attempts at creating