Overnight Special Delivery

For Miz Quickly’s Impromptu Poetry Day 19: Wish You Were Here

Got this in return mail early this morning. The print was so small, I had to use a microscope to read it. Guess I’m on my own:


Overnight Special Delivery

Dearest Elizabeth,

Feel a lot like a kite
tied not too tightly
to thin wrist of small child:
adrift, but still attached,
jerked around a bit
but only from a faraway

From the office of the Poem Fairy’s Assistant
PS: Your request has been filed.
I’m the one who likes the cookies.

Elizabeth Crawford  4/19/12

Note: Sorry, it was such a golden opportunity with the current prompt. Had to reply to my own request of yesterday. The image was found on Facebook and comes from this site:


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12 Responses to Overnight Special Delivery

  1. Quickly says:

    If these fair folk are anything like editors, this is a promising response.


  2. viv blake says:

    Elizabeth, I love cookies as well as your correspondent!


  3. margo roby says:

    I grinned all the way through and back again. So many things to enjoy. Now yesterday’s which caught my eye and sits in my inbox.


    Peanut butter cookies


  4. Pamela says:

    Elizabeth, I enjoyed this being your response to yesterday’s poem. Nice!



  5. Stan Ski says:

    Jerked around from near AND far… story of my life…


  6. Marianne says:

    This is so sweet! I love it, Elizabeth. Listening to Scott Pelley’s serious voice drifting up from the TV in the kitchen, I need something light-hearted tonight.


  7. Sherry Marr says:

    I LOVE the photo. And am so enjoying your fun with the fairies. I dont want it to stop.


  8. Poem Fairy indeed! 🙂


  9. This poem made me smile!


  10. JulesPaige says:

    Fun. Just pure fun.


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