Friday, April 30, 2010

Poem #30--Looking Inside (and Poetry Friday)


Inside the month
I found the challenge.

Inside the challenge
I found the discipline.

Inside the discipline
I found the joy.

Inside the joy
I found the poems.

Inside the poems
I found my world.

by Mary Lee Hahn, copyright 2010


HAPPY NATIONAL POETRY MONTH 2010!!


The round up this week is at Great Kid Books.

All 30 of my NaPoMo poems are here.

17 comments:

  1. YES!!! I love this one and the photo. So glad to be along for the ride this month. You did a fabulous month of poetry!

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  2. Mary Lee,
    This is so true, perfect for today! I feel the same way; thank you for expressing it perfectly - we did it, and I feel I made a new friend along the path. Congratulations!
    A.

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  3. Ahhhhh. LOVE this. Thank you for a month of poems and insights and joy.

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  4. You capture the idea that we can discover our journey through poetry. So true.

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  5. A perfect poem to end National Poetry Month 2010, Mary. I've enjoyed reading your poems this month.

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  6. Mary Lee,

    Way to finish off National Poetry Month 2010! Great poem. Congratulations!!!

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  7. Fabulous poem to cap off the month. I bow down to your resolve and commitment. I don't know that I could write a poem a day that I'd be willing to share!

    I'm going to miss these posts.

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  8. Wow, what a PERFECT poem! Congrats on meeting your challenge. Enjoyed all your poems this month. :) Thank you!! *hands over golden cupcake trophy*

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  9. We've discovered a lot of seeds this month, too. Hoping they take root.

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  10. Love it, Mary Lee! That's wonderful.

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  11. You have been amazing this month, ML, and an inspiration to us all. Congrats on making it every day! :)

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  12. Mary Lee,

    I just read through all of your poems this month. What a delight!

    What an amazing feat to complete so many poems! Kudos to you!

    Laura Evans

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  13. Thank you all for your kind words. It's been a great ride this month and it wouldn't have been nearly as much fun without readers along the way!

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  14. What a great poem to end the month. I love the photo. So: what will you do now that you have formed a practice of writing a pome a day?

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  15. What a great poem to end the month. I love the photo. So: what will you do now that you have formed a practice of writing a pome a day?

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  16. What a perfect ending to a truly wonderful month of poems. Thanks (and congrats on finishing, too).

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