July 30, 2015
Poetry Friday--Whole Lotta Swappin' Goin' On!
This is my fourth year participating in the Summer Poem Swap, the brainchild of Tabatha Yeatts.
Today, I'm going to share, with permission of the swappers, the first three poems I received in the swap. (Please click on the images to enlarge for easier reading.)
The first came to me from Buffy Silverman.
If you click on Buffy's name above, it will take you to her blog. The banner picture is of a dragonfly. I took inspiration from that dragonfly and sent an illustrated poem to Buffy. She sent me a dragonfly poem in return. Look at the fabulous photo and you will see the skin that the insect has molted. It's an amazing photo, and an amazing poem! Many thanks, Buffy.
The second is from Linda Baie.
The sun is a cut paper illustration created by Linda. She also told me that where she lives in Colorado, there are no fireflies! I am stunned! I thought fireflies could be found everywhere except Antarctica!
And the third is from Margaret Simon.
Margaret sent me a little haiku notebook. She knows I write a lot of haiku and other short poems. Her thoughtfulness is much appreciated, as is this haiku she included:
I'm so very pleased by the gifts of poetry I've received! There are two more rounds of swaps before the end, so I'll be posting more later in August. I will also post the poems that I sent this summer.
Head down to Mississippi to visit Keri Recommends where Keri is rounding up this Friday's poetry links!
Posted by Diane Mayr at 9:00 PM