Joyce Hemsley

(22.9.28 / Portsmouth England)

'Thank You' I said


I wrote a short poem
on inclement weather,
thinking I was being clever,
but one reader said:

'Yes, often there's snow
when the temperature's low,
but tell us something we don't know;
not in an essay or composition
but rhythm and rhyme
in recognition of the modern
technology exhibition'.

Thank you I said
for your helpful comment,
my pen is at hand
and I'll write a sonnet.

Submitted: Monday, January 11, 2010

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