Thursday, April 5, 2018

Poetry Month: Evening Parade 5 of 30


For the month of April, I'll be writing poetry each day in celebration of National Poetry Month.  I've decided not choose a theme, not to plan the writing, but instead to wait to see what poetry finds me each day. 


Deer saunter
in open fields
stopping to drink
from temporary ponds
reflecting the orange sunset.
The trees
still too bare
to hide them,
as they meander,
step after step,
lingering,
in fields
at dusk.

© Cathy L. Mere, 2018



1 comment:

  1. The title, and then the peacefulness of the deer in the woods is such a perfect juxtaposition. And as we get farther into this (how many more poems do I have to write?) I'm really wondering about choosing a theme. I love your idea of letting different poems "find you." Wishing I had done that!

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