hummock : a rounded knoll or hillock
Then one day
dig a pond.
Turtles. Dragonflies. Frogs. Snails.
Water lilies bloom.
shadorma 477 : 11/16/22
apropos : with regard to (something) : APROPOS OF
Leaves droop flowers brown
lack of rain.
Another breathless morning.
Hazed sky. Ground baked hard.
shadorma 435 : 7/27/22
teleological : exhibiting or relating to design or purpose especially in nature
Winds blow. Ferns shiver.
Winds blow. Ferns shiver. Clouds skip.
Voices call. I don’t ask why.
tanka 382 : 1/10/23
“Hummock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hummock. Accessed 16 Nov. 2022.
“Apropos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apropos. Accessed 27 Jul. 2022.
“Teleological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teleological. Accessed 10 Jan. 2023.
2 thoughts on “Poetry is Written in Words: Thirty-Two”
Very nice – especially like the 2nd one describing a parched garden…
Thank you. Last summer was very dry and this is what our garden and the overall environment was like back then.
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