Thursday, May 14, 2015

DMC: "Sun" by Diane Mayr


Sun is an "ess" word:
sneaking over windowsills at dawn,
striking at noon,
sinking at dusk.
Swaddled in clouds
or stark-nakedly shining.
Soothing or sizzling.
Simply sunsational!

© 2015 Diane Mayr. All rights reserved.

Nikki Grimes has challenged us to try a wordplay exercise this month and create our own free verse poems. Click HERE for all the details.

Send your poem to TodaysLittleDitty (at) gmail (dot) com, or use the contact form in the sidebar to the right. All contributions will be included in a wrap-up celebration on Friday, May 29th, and one lucky participant will win a personalized copy of Nikki's brand new picture book:


  1. Thanks for the warm slice of happy pie, Diane!

  2. Ooh, I like that sneaking over windowsills. Thanks for the shiny rays of poetry, Diane!

  3. Simply stunning! Loved "swaddled in clouds".

  4. "Stark-nakedly shining" is my favorite image here. It's funny and strong. Thanks for the poem.

  5. Love all the ess sounds! Es-Sensational!

  6. Thank you everyone for your kind words!