I’ve been reading Kyle Vaughn’s Lightning Paths: 75 Poetry Writing Exercises, (available on Amazon, linked on title or here on NCTE), which inspired me to delve into another book study of poetry forms and responses. I’ll be making my way through the exercises and prompts between now and the end of the year.
Above: Lake Hamburg from Campsite 18 at Hamburg State Park, early morning of October 30, 2022 after vapors disappeared
Below: A pond near the Johnson Funny Farm where I see steam rising each morning
On Lake Hamburg wisps of steam vapors on Lake Hamburg rising, swirling, reaching Heavenward vanishing into the fall trees on the edge of the shore light, ethereal, angelic is that you over there, waving from the distant shore?