We did it! Two months ago, when I suggested daily original poetry to Regina she balked. Yeah, Regina knows a lot more about poetry than I do. But maybe my blind ignorance coupled with her brilliant skill wasn’t such a bad combo.
Sometimes, like the entire sum of our youth, our confidence comes from a place of pure ignorance. Many writers start out this way – especially writers for children because, hey, anybody can write a 350 word story for kids. How hard could it be?
Poetry is hard too.
Still, we did it!
And though I produced a few turds, there were some lovely surprises in there too. Of the fourteen poems I wrote for the A-Z, I’ve already submitted two to three different publication and contest sources. Maybe someone will like one. But even if none are published, I am proud of what I produced.
Now, Regina and I decided that we have to incorporate original poetry going forward so every other Friday, check us out. One of us will post an original poem.
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