Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Poem In Your Pocket Day

What’s In Your Pocket?

I’d love to hear the words today
pushed into your pocket.
Is the poem a favored tale,
or new words you won’t forget?

Does it speak of trees or blooms,
something growing in the ground?
Does it keep a rhythm when
you tap tap out the sound?

I hope you’ve memorized the lines,
kept close these treasured works of art.
Instead of tucked in folds of cloth,
you’ll keep them tucked inside your heart.

Linda Baie © All Rights Reserved

Be sure to go here to Jan's post at BookSeed Studio for line number twenty-one of the April Progressive Poem created by Irene Latham.


  1. <3 Yes! In my pocket today: in Just- spring by ee cummings :)

    1. Lovely to hear, Jane. Thanks for telling me!


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