“Western Haiku” by Lucy Johnston

Lucy Johnston (age 11)

WESTERN HAIKU

Dove
Loral, a snowy beak,
An ark
into flood.

 

 

-9
a fountain frozen
the flower kept

 

 

hawk
an intelligent eye
relays data.

from 2016 Rattle Young Poets Anthology

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Why do you like to write poetry?

Lucy Johnston: “I love writing poetry because I can express my emotions while writing anything I think of. There is no limit to poetry and I use that to my advantage. Poetry can free my mind, and overall I just love writing it.”