For Creativity Challenge Day 6: Inspiration
This poem is an old woman.
This poem is a glass window.
This poem is a drop of rain.
This poem is an old woman
standing at her window,
remembering the taste of rain.
Leaning on her cane, thinking
how, as a child, she played
in the rain. Sticking out her tongue
to count how many raindrops
she could catch, while giggling
This poem is a glass window,
giving a view of the outside world,
while sheltering that one within.
This poem is a drop of rain
looking for a tongue to taste,
and to tell its story of a newly
This poem is hope for a world
in need of inspiration
that might fall like fresh rain,
from the tongue of an old woman,
who has finally opened
her glass window.
Elizabeth Crawford 11/26/2016
Notes: Recently, in response to the Creativity Challenge, someone used the Boomerang form, reminding me of how much I like it. Created by Hannah Gosselin, it may be found here: