Thursday, May 24, 2018

DMC: "A Grand View" by Janie Lazo




A GRAND VIEW

Sticky fingerprints
A sweet reminder of you
Window to my heart


© 2018 Janie Lazo. All rights reserved.


Click HERE to read this month's interview with Julie Fogliano. She has challenged us to stare out the window and write a poem about what we see. You might even consider writing something down every day for a week:
At the end of the week, read through what you wrote and write your favorite bits on a separate piece of paper. I bet there will be a poem in there somewhere… see if you can find it.  – J. F.
Leave your poem on our May 2018 padlet. While some contributions will be featured as daily ditties this month, all contributions will be included in a wrap-up celebration tomorrow, Friday, May 25th, and one lucky participant will win a personalized copy of her stunning new picture book from Roaring Brook Press:






11 comments:

  1. I love your endearing haiku Janie, and especially
    "Window to my heart"
    Thanks!

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  2. Sweetness. I totally get this (and used those fingerprints to excuse not washing my windows!)

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    1. They grow up so fast! Thanks Rebekah :)

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  3. You sure did pack a lot of love into this little haiku, Janie. :) I, too, like "Window to my heart" and also the clever double meaning of "grand" in the title. Nicely done!

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    1. Thank you for featuring my poem Michelle! This month’s poems are fantastic.

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  4. Eleven words, all that's needed. It's a loving haiku, Janie.

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  5. Awwww. That is so sweet. Love it.

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  6. I share the grand view ... this haiku is filled with love! Thanks!

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  7. Love it! Perfectly simple and charming.

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  8. When I set out to look out of the window for inspiration I couldn’t see past the smudges left behind by two of my youngest Grandkids. They are a sticky and silly pair that I simply adore!

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