Thursday, April 9, 2020
DMC: "Palm Sunday" by Margaret Simon
weeding, discovered palms,
Will these old palms
make supple crosses?
cut long strips
of granite green.
A mind-memory of angle to knot,
thread through, criss-cross.
delivered simple gifts
to lonely, sheltered neighbors,
a churchless congregation
© 2020 Margaret Simon (draft). All rights reserved.
Our first of three challenges from My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice: A Guide to Writing Poetry & Speaking Your Truth by Patrice Vecchione (Seven Stories Press, 2020) is to write a poem about the place empathy has your life. Click HERE for more details.
Post your poem on our April 2020 padlet. All contributions will be included in a wrap-up celebration on Friday, April 24th, and one lucky participant will win a copy of My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice, courtesy of the publisher.