NaPoWriMo 2016 Day Twenty Eight

The prompt for today was to write a poem that tells a story. But here’s the twist – the story should be told backwards. The first line should say what happened last, and work its way through the past until you get to the beginning.

the singer

sighing, she prayed another day to sing.
breathing out, she exhaled all of her worries;
resting, she settled into the tall grass;
buzzing, bees set about their pollen work;
grazing, the cows stopped chewing to listen;
breezing by, the butterflies danced to the tune;
lilting, her voice sang across the meadow;

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About cjpjordan

A poet, a writer, an artist, a thinker, a musician and occasionally a skeptic, when I'm not teaching or traveling, I love to read and write and play the ukelele. I'm loving life with my Little Wonder--his energy and joy for life is contagious. He makes me believe and hope again. I don't want to forget these moments that pass so quickly so I have decided to write them down for posterity and for you to enjoy.

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