|Roger owned six sacred objects on which he enjoyed sucking.|
(Six, from an illustrated book of numbers.**)
|Meg was disturbed to find 12 fractals in her medicine cabinet.|
(Twelve, from an illustrated book of numbers.)
Desmond dreamt his house burned down.
When he woke, love was not his own.
(D from an Abecedary***)
|Hermione, the small white dog, with an affinity for cherry cordials,|
knew the importance of home.(H from an Abecedary)
|Oedipus feared he would never read again.|
(O from an Abecedary.)
|Unfortunately not everyone had an umbrella.|
(U from an abecedary.)
** She allows that she was influenced by Gorey. It is a really good thing to be influenced by Gorey, I think.
*** Despite an aptitude for alphabetical sorting, I cannot get her to be an indexer. Right now she says she should have business cards that read:
"Poopy pants manager and household appliance savant"
So, I'm in a plane, maybe, over the South Pacific, but I really wanted to be part of Poetry Friday this week, because being with my daughter and her children reminds me that poetry is just a part of life--like poopy diapers and rainy days and love.
Today, Poetry Friday is hosted by Diane Mayr at Random Noodling