November PAD Challenge Day 13: The prompt for today is to write a kind poem http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides/poetry-prompts/2011-november-pad-chapbook-challenge-day-13
And for The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #30 bees, balance, cleaning, coral, finger, eloquent, motionless, safety, rapidly, point, strength, swivel
With assumed eloquent kindness,
she said nothing about the poem.
Swiveled her chair while pointing
finger out window, where bees
balanced on air, just above delicate
For a moment, I remained
motionless, then rapidly sought
safety in nearby chair.
Distractedly cleaning glasses,
I prayed for strength not to ask
her opinion, again.
Elizabeth Crawford 11/13/11