#NaPoWriMo: A Poem A Day – Day 11

Hi everyone! Today is day eleven of the national poetry month competition. I missed yesterday, as my Saturday ended up being more full on than I’d anticipated.

Here’s my offering >>>


[Instructions:] Write a poem about a very large thing. It could be a mountain or a blue whale or a skyscraper or a planet or the various contenders for the honor of being the Biggest Ball of Twine.

smiling baby
Image courtesy of Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/smiling-baby-boy-infant-portrait-888537/





Apple of your eye—

Baby’s first smile


How can such a tiny thing

Pummel your heart to mush

Tear your world wide open?

It’s the smallest biggest thing in the universe—

New life


Today, the utter juxtaposition of the enormity of new life, which comes in such a small bundle, left me awestruck. I hope I’ve managed to share a little of that with you.

Have a wonderful day, everyone, and I’ll see you tomorrow with Day Twelve on the NaPoWriMo 30 Day Poetry Challenge 🙂 


© Harmony Kent 2022


24 Comments on “#NaPoWriMo: A Poem A Day – Day 11

  1. How beautiful! You wrote about a baby yesterday and I wrote today. From the largest to the tiniest…they fill our world with joy.
    Love this. 😊❤️

  2. I love this. There is nothing bigger than the sweet smile of innocence.