Happy Poetry Friday
I’ve been writing Valentine haikus this week thinking about all the children and other individuals that have been lost this last year from gun violence. I heard a radio interview from one of the survivors from the Parkland Shooting who inspired me with her unceasing activism since the incident last year. Although Valentine’s Day isn’t a day she wants to embrace as others may–hence my thoughts reflect her thoughts combined with some hope.
Jone Rush MacCulloch is hosting the Poetry Friday Roundup, stop by her blog Check It Out for more poetry. Thanks for hosting Jone!
…And some music to accompany you…
wishing you oceans
caressed by nature and
cared for tenderly
© 2019 Michelle Kogan
And here’s a related poem by Emily Dickinson
IT’S ALL I HAVE TO BRING TODAY (26)
It’s all I have to bring today—
This, and my heart beside—
This, and my heart, and all the fields—
And all the meadows wide—
Read the rest of her poem here