Today is April 1st and April Fool’s Day. I have fooled myself into thinking I can write a poem every day in April to an image. This first image was a joke played on me when I entered the bathroom at Ann Taylor Loft. “Watch out for the mannequins.” I was warned. I imagined they had wisdom to share. I also tried to play with the “in” sound. (Note: If you are playing along with me, put your poem or a link to it in the comments.)
Wisdom of the Mannequins
Appreciate the bare skin of things.
Sometimes it pays to be a skinflint.
Stand up straight and let your hips glide.
Don’t underestimate the power of a soft brush of blush.
Listen with a tinted ear.
You want to fit in the skin you’re in.
Bend, blend, and be happy.
The Progressive poem begins at Laura’s site: Writing the World for Kids.
Jessica Bigi is joining in the poem-a-day image poems with this taste of spring today:
Embroidered bumblebee gowns
Brassy trumpet jazz
Teacup gardens steeping
Sweet is spring’s song
Spades Queens Kings