picture + form = Pointed Reminder

(i)*National Poetry Month 2021

To celebrate I am sharing a picture and poetic form - everyday in April!

1 April: Lizard Toe

2 April: Open Wide

3 April: Who Am I?

4 April: Cone-y Island Dog

5 April: Happy Birthday, Colleen!

6 April: Watermark Moon

7 April: GOTCHA!

8 April: Snow Kidding

9 April: I 'der' to Learn German

10 April: Labyrinth Enlightenment

11 April: Hoverbird

12 April: Lucky Ducky

13 April: Stone Face

14 April: Let's Dance

15 April: Optimism

16 April: Seek and Ye Shall Find

17 April: Unstable Connection

18 April: Two Tired Together

19 April:  Böögg

20 April: Britney

21 April: RIP Troll-like Shakespearean Character

22 April: Seymour (See-more) the Cat 

23 April: Slow Burn

24 April: haiku 

25 April: Love with a Capital J 

26 April: Call Me Maybe

27 April 2021 picture + form: Pointed Reminder



where you walk.

A bee-dazzled friend

wants to remind you

to bee the change you want

to see by putting the past

bee-hind you and doing your own

sting on the buzzy flight path of life.

©2021, Bridget Magee. All Rights Reserved.

picture: chalk bee drawn on the sidewalk path outside our building

poetry form: Nonet

  • nine line poem
  • first line has 1 syllable, second has 2, third has 3, etc. until have 9 syllables
  • can count from 9 syllables down to 1, as well


Cathy said...

Putting the past bee-hind you. Love it.

A nonet works well here. It looks a bit beehive-ish.

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Cathy! I was going for the hive look. :)

Linda B said...

Having a goal of making a 'sting' where one can is a "bee-ootiful" way to make life's plans, Bridget.

skanny17 said...

Oh a nonet. A busy bee reminds us to make the most of every opportunity to find the right flight path! But avoid that sting at all costs!!! Fun!
Janet Clare F.

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Linda! Being a 'B' myself, I'm partial to bees as well. ;)

Bridget Magee said...

Thank you, Janet Clare! Bees can teach us a thing or two about life. As can a child's sidewalk chalk drawing... :)

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