Poem by Cindy Bousquet Harris

May 22, 2020

 

 

Another Way of Blooming

 

Response to writing prompt by R. Soos, on Poetry Super Highway:

“Pay attention and write a poem today.”

 

 

One at a time, please:

sense the gentleness of evening, understand that you belong.

 

Remember to share

your time, joy, hope – even woods and stars need hope.

 

Take turns

instead of going down the same old road.

 

Keep your hands to yourselves;

unless, of course, you’re helping someone.

 

Look around, 

something may have started to bloom – or you started to notice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Previously shared on Poetry Super Highway’s Facebook page, April, 2019.)

 

 

 

 

 

Cindy Bousquet Harris is a poet, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and the editor of Spirit Fire Review. Her poems can be found, or are forthcoming, in Nostos, Unlost Journal, MacQueen’s Quinterly, Pomona Valley Review, Inlandia: A Literary Journey, and in several anthologies, including Poemeleon’s Over the Moon. She’s lead poetry workshops for adults and at-risk youth, and has curated anthologies of young people’s poetry. She lives in Southern California with her husband and their children. You can reach her at: SpiritFireReview2@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                   

 

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