It’s PoetryNook Monday! It’s been pointed out to me that PoetryNook no longer pays cash prizes but I still plan on trying to submit a new poem each week. It’s a low-stress way to build my inventory and try out new ideas.
Keeping it short this week, as I’m up to my eyeballs in magazine layout for issue #138. This one was inspired by a recent question about my favorite monster and why.
Here’s the poetic answer…
Your brimstone voice, your low growl
has stolen my heart.
Clever little hands—
perfect to hold chicken necks
and cling to goat backs.
Wrinkled, hairless skin
means no shedding on my floor
or hair in my bed…
Enter PoetryNook.com’s free weekly poetry contest.
Previously published work welcome.