Drop Everything and Read... THIS POEM

 Hello and Happy National Poetry Month! Truly, is there anything better than April? Here's "April" as it appears in THIS POEM IS A NEST.

...and here's my current favorite poem:

ars pasifika by Craig Santos Perez

Just nine lines, and full of wonder and wordplay, it begins...

when the tide

of silence


say "ocean"

--- read the rest here.

And of course you are always invited to join me at ArtSpeak, where this year I am writing poems inspired by art and the FOUR SEASONS. Here's the latest installment. Thank you so much for reading!


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks, Holly... yay for spring and April and art! xo

  2. You're right: April is the best, as illustrated perfectly by the poems you've chosen!

  3. Your poems always inspire me to be more "poetic" in my writing Irene.

    1. That's so great to hear, Darlene... Truly, poetry is a playground! xo


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