from a prompt: write a poem where each line/sentence is about each day of last week
monday. not manic. not mundane, but a newly declared “FAT MARVELOUS MONDAY” all because strawberries with whipped cream were served for breakfast.
tuesday. sitting in a windowless dentist’s office. a living cavity full of floss, fluoride, and false promises to do both.
thursday. kindergarten welcome meeting distanced by computers and covid; connected by a parental angst and children’s curiosity.
friday. a fake catholic tries forcing fish for dinner. no one is having it.
saturday. officially the “I LOVE SCIENCE” celebration in Syracuse; a band-aid on my left shoulder, a burning of hope throughout.
sunday. a parade of alligators on ice; marching, giggling, twirling of batons and the wish to have the imagination of five year old again.