I don't usually write rhyming poems, and for good reason, I don't do it well, and I don't, except in a children's book, like reading it. That's because of all the bad rhyme that gets published--sing-songy and boring--the direction this poem is heading. Come back next week for a rhyme-free #3. ;-)
© Diane Mayr, all rights reserved. "Zoological Garden I" by August Macke, courtesy The Athenaeum. Click here to see the painting enlarged and to see the parrot's top hat, which probably isn't a top hat.