Thursday, September 13, 2018

DMC: "Questions, Questions" by Robyn Campbell

Questions, Questions

curious questions.
Can I really love so much
as the sky is big?
To eternity and back?
Around the world a million
Can I touch with the same
sensation as a brand new babe?
A new wife?
Can I see love the same as two
Two doves?
A wife who has just lost her mate?
I will ask these things
for the rest of my days.
Are there really answers? I don't know.
I only see that I have truly loved and
truly lived and
truly tried to do my best.
Questions, questions beautiful questions.

© 2018 Robyn Campbell. All rights reserved.

Click HERE to read this month's interview with Naomi Shihab Nye. Her DMC challenge is to write a letter to yourself in which you ask some questions that you don't have to answer. (Please keep in mind that your poem does not need to be in standard letter form.)

Post your poem on our September 2018 padlet. While some contributions will be featured as daily ditties this month, all contributions will be included in a wrap-up presentation on Friday, September 28th, and one lucky participant will win a personalized copy of her latest collection of poetry from Greenwillow Books:


  1. You've truly taken this challenge to heart, Robyn. Thank you for sharing your positive life view — to keep learning, keep loving, and keep growing is, indeed, what's most important.

  2. Michelle, you made my week! Thank you for sharing mine. All my love to you.

  3. Nice work on this, Robyn. I especially like, "I will ask these things
    for the rest of my days." Thanks for the poem.