National Poetry Month- Day 5: I challenge you to spend some time looking at the names of heirloom plants, and write a poem that takes its inspiration from, or incorporates the name of, one or more of these garden rarities.
silken ribbons leave legacy of escaped gasps, illicit sighs, forbidden touch
the binding marks, a guarded trophy never put on display.
beneath complaints of business demands, desire begins
lipstick stained collars
and the bachelor’s button.
National Poetry Month- Day 6: Write a poem about food. This could be a poem about a particular food, or about your relationship to food in general. Or it could simply be a poem relating an incident that involves food.
its season is much too short
for the fanatics it creates
and while most love red’s attraction
it is the shade resembling nightfall
that is the sweetest seduction
which is quite difficult to resist