OPEN WINDOW – GloPoWriMo Day One – poem after Kay Ryan

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OPEN  WINDOW    (Day One NaPoWriMo 2017)

The window

was left open

overnight

A bird flew in.

By morning

the chill

had long

escaped.

The bird

was sitting

in another room.

I let him fly.

I am

the one

singing.

Benita H. Kape © 1.4.2017

 

 And finally, our (optional) prompt. In honor of today’s interviewee, I’d like to challenge you to write a Kay-Ryan-esque poem: short, tight lines, rhymes interwoven throughout, maybe an animal or two, and, if you can manage to stuff it in, a sharp little philosophical conclusion.

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