Here’s a poem I found yesterday at American Life in Poetry. It was written by Russell Libby who lives in Maine. The poem, Applied Geometry, seems most appropriate for posting at this time of year.
From Applied Geometry
By Russell Libby
measuring the height
of a pine from
Rosa's shadow stretches
seven paces in
low-slanting light of
late Christmas afternoon.
One hundred thirty nine steps
up the hill until the sun is
finally caught at the top of the tree,
let's see, twenty to one…
You can read the rest of the poem here.
At Wild Rose Reader, I have three Christmas acrostic poems today.
I also have three clerihews that I wrote for Tricia’s Poetry Stretch this week.
The Poetry Friday Roundup is over at Wild Rose Reader today.