Poem of the Day


Words and Birds

by Virginia Lowe


A queue of curious pelicans

A cue of queueious pelicans

The English language

Never ceases

To amaze

And amuse


Mother counted sixty four

swans and pelicans

on Lake Colac once

when I was a child

in the days

when the lake

was full






  • Submitted in response to Poetry Prompt #7


Virginia says: I wrote this poem for exactly the reasons given in the poem. The memory, and amusement at ‘curious’ and ‘queue’.


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