It’s National Poetry Month, and once again, I am participating in Writer’s Digest‘s Poem-A-Day challenge. I hope you’ll join me on this journey. You can post on the Writer’s Digest site, http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides, or you can comment here too.
Today’s prompt is to write a foolish poem. My take is serious, posing the question “Who’s the Fool?”
Who’s the Fool?
A fool’s errand to
Aggrandize oneself, to
Build oneself up, to
Pretend you’re better,
When what you really need to be is
A fool in the eyes of the world.
Fool’s rush in
To comparisons and competitions
With each other.
Be judged a fool instead
By those that foolishly