July 2, 2010

Poetry Friday--Let's Celebrate!

No need to explain this original poem for today!

© Diane Mayr, all rights reserved. Image courtesy Library of Congress.

Head on over to The Poem Farm for this week's Poetry Friday Round-Up.

Have fun and be safe this weekend!

8 comments:

  1. Hooray for fireworks and celebrations!

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  2. I love the final question of your poem, Diane. Answering it is one of our jobs as poets!

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  3. Reminds me of a great fireworks poem by Diane Z. Shore that appeared in an issue of Highlights. Great fodor for poetry!

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  4. I love the bowl of spaghetti in the midst of all the fireworks!

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  5. I'm with Toby, the spaghetti and fireworks makes a great combination! Great poem!

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  6. "sing praises to us all" I look forward to tonight and will think about your poem amidst the show. You know...maybe we will have spaghetti. Thank you!

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  7. Thanks all! The spaghetti was a nod to the Chinese who brought us the delights of pasta AND fireworks! If everyone forgets carbs for one day, they can celebrate true freedom on the 4th! ;-)

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  8. Because I'm computer-challenged, I couldn't figure out how to get my work up on Poetry Friday; but reading your celebration of spaghetti has consoled me!

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