She walked with the Universe
on her shoulders and made it
look like a pair of wings.
Encouragement today from Sarah Cannavo.
Fallen But Not Down
by Sarah Cannavo
Your wings might be dirty,
white feathers darkened with mud
and blood, stiffened by sweat and
burned to peeling by the sun
constantly beating down at your...
read the rest here
For National Poetry Month, I'd like to share poems on my blog with the general theme of "Things I Wish You Knew..." with an emphasis on physical/mental health.
* Someone with dyslexia talking about why a particular font is easier to read
* Someone with POTS talking about why they sometimes use a wheelchair even though they can walk
* Someone with celiac talking about unexpected problem foods
* Someone who had a gunshot wound talking about a ramification of it
* Someone with anxiety talking about why they might avoid someone they like
This is just a tiny sampling of possibilities. The idea is to inform the reader about something that is outside their realm of experience, something that is maybe not that obvious. Your poem can be directed toward any age group -- I'm leaving it open. Please send poems no later than March 31st to tabatha(at)tabathayeatts(dot)com. (Earlier is great!)
March TLD padlet: I am in the spotlight this month on Today's Little Ditty with a game poem challenge!
Radio, Rhythm & Rhyme has the Poetry Friday round-up. Thanks, Matt!