January 21, 2011 @ 7:31 am | Filed under: Poetry
A poem by Rilla, age 4 1/2.
That is to say, “Cup can drink out of itself.” Got a bit of a zen-riddle quality, doesn’t it? Even more so, in the multicolor crayoned original.
Today is Poetry Friday. Rilla was inspired to write a poem (this was one day last week) after Rose and Beanie and I had made one of our frequent visits to The Poem Farm. Amy’s funny, fresh, thoughtful verses make you want to start playing with words yourself.
Today is also the Feast of St. Agnes—which, falling on a Friday, kind of begs a reading of Keats’s “The Eve of St. Agnes,” doesn’t it?
This week’s Poetry Friday roundup an be found at A Teaching Life.
Poetry Friday: Seamus Heaney
Poetry Friday: The Dream Keeper by Langston Hughes
Sing, cuckoo, sing
Poetry Friday: The Triangle Factory Fire
“Fortify Your Inner Life”