30 Poems in 30 Days

30 Poems in 30 Days
A Project for National Poetry Writing Month

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Day 6 A Poem about an Animal

I love animals of course.  I mean, who doesn't?  And I love the IDEA of elephants, though I've never been all that close to one.  I thought I would do something wonderful with this prompt and started a long poem, which I abandoned.  Then, it was nearly midnight, and I wanted to have something to show.  I decided to figure out a way to get a big animal into a tiny poem and came up with this:

Elephant Haiku

Elephant. Good word.
Elephant. Say it again.
Elephant. Magic.