A Gentle Flutter

In response to requests some of you have made for me to cheer up and write happier tales, I’ve been paying attention to more poetry challenges here and there across the web. Not sure this fits the “happy” bill, but a while back, I found a poetry challenge, I think on Pooky Poetry, which was the inspiration for me to write this week’s poem .

The challenge was to write in the form of steps – up or down (i.e. each line of the poem increases or decreases in length). In this case, it goes up and then down. Let me know what you think. Continue reading