Monday, April 29, 2013

Second-last day of April is here

a poem a day
is hard, in a way
though some can say
it is easy —
if you’re Hedge or Shay
or Mama Z
it shouldn’t make
you too crazy,
but for me at my age
when I’ve reached the stage
of forgetting the date or the day:
I get very confused
and when I have used
up all of my brain,
it’s a chore
all in all
it’s been fun
and now there’s just one
Wikipedia photo
public domain
for tomorrow
and how hard
can that be?
a word here or there,
arranged in a pair,
to look like a rhyme
at least
some of the time:
blank verse
or free verse
I’ll call it.
and I’ll be delighted
yes, very excited
for the first day
in May
to arrive—
May Day
no more
a day!

Because this is Open Link Monday, there are no rules for the second last day of April's poem-a-day challenge at the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads. I'm just so pleased to have come this far...Day 29...and extremely glad so many came with me.
Thanks, Toads, I love you!
See you tomorrow!


Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
am excited for YOO
Big challenge
well met
glad it's over
yes I bet
but you will
miss it TOO!!!

Looking forward to the final in the tester. Hugs. YAM

Kerry O'Connor said...

It has been more difficult than I thought but I'm glad I stuck it out. Well done to you, Kay. The end is in sight.

aprille said...

Smile -
and yes, tomorrow's poem is going to be the hardest to write of them all.
My mind is on empty now and I can't envisage coming up with anything at all.

But that happened several times this month, and then yet another fascinating prompt helps me get into it.
I have admired the wit, the intellect, the poetic words and above all, the kindness I have met along the way.
It has been a special experience.

Mara said...

I think you did a great job! I couldn't have done it (I am no poet and I know it). Some of the poems were beyond me, others were right up my street.

You are a clever girl!

Margaret said...

You area still on a roll!! I didn't quite make it but it has been fun with all the prompts.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

You did it, kiddo....yay! And with lots of humor, too!

Susie Clevenger said...

Love this! I think all of us who have taken on the challenge of a poem a day will breathe a sigh of relief on May 1st!

VaNdAnA ShArMa said...


Jim said...

Oh Please, Kay ~~ Don't stop writing these delightful poems!!!

Hang in there, one more day.

Congratulations are in order from here. Good Job, Kay!!!

Madeleine Begun Kane said...

LOL! Fun poem!

Madeleine Begun Kane

jabblog said...

What fun, Kay - love the the rhythm and the rhyme.

Panchali said...

Kudos Kay! Absolutely delightful piece :)