My family and I got to take a quick trip to Richmond, VA (with a day trip to D.C.).
We visited 5 museums and 1 arboretum in 3 days!
(Needless to say, we had 'Disneyland-feet').
One of the museums we visited in RVA was the Poe Museum.
Edgar Allan Poe spent most of his life in Richmond, though he was born in Boston and died in Baltimore. And what a storied life he led!
His quote, "I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity" pretty much sums up both his personal life and his writing life.
Inspired by Poe's poetry (and his head), I wrote this
Poe·lka Dot Socks poem:
And inspired by the many black cats that wander the Poe Museum grounds (and who were not interested in getting their picture taken), I wrote this haiku:
Enjoy all the Poetry Friday poems at Today's Little Ditty