Poetry Treasure Hunt

Allison Berryhill is our host at ethicalela.com today, inviting us to write poems about items we find on a nature walk.

Treasures from my morning walk

Poetry Treasure Hunt 

blue bloom

from a starter plant

named Missy

gift from a childhood friend’s

island garden 

shed its training wheels of

protective netting

now thrives hands-free

like we did



among the rocks

gift of warmth 

a mother’s blanket

shed from the empty nest 

now combs the breeze



in the understory

from the playground canopy of

resident fox squirrels 

gift of fire kindling

now seasoning a spark for 


dried flower

from an I Love You


gift of fresh beauty

declaring what’s cherished

for all to 


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