The 4th of July is always a festive event. Baking, enjoying time with family, having barbecues, and watching fireworks are traditional expectations. This year brought another set of photos and great memories.
Fourth of July
our proud nation
The above poem was written after reading Fran Haraway's poem, The Fourth of July Parade.
The Fourth of July Parade
Stripes and stars,
You can read the rest of the short poem at the Poetry Foundation.
The following poem was written for Slice of Life Tuesday at Two Writing Teachers. My blog post, Firework Magic, shares more digitized photos of Fireworks 2022 in Reston Virginia.
dart into evening sky
pop, whizz, sizzle
like popcorn kernels bursting
It is time to join Jan Godown Annino, this week's Poetry Friday host at her blog, Bookseed Studio. Jan is showcasing author Linda Sue Park's book, Tap Dancing on the Roof SIGO (Poems). Jan is also sharing her own sijo poems that include good twister lines. Enjoy the poetic goodness that can be found in the Poetry Friday Roundup.