#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 >>>

DAY ELEVEN:

[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/

 

Breath-taking

Mind-numbing

Heart-warming

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

 

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Paeansunplugged

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. 😊❤️

Romana

True, true, true! New life is indeed the smallest biggest thing in the universe.💜

Bette A. Stevens

Beautiful…

Diana Peach

You got this one so right! That small helpless bundle with its first smile is the biggest thing in the world. Loved this. <3

D.L. Finn, Author

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

Annette Rochelle Aben

Oh, Harmony! Aren’t babies just the best? What a lovely tribute to them.

john howell

What a heartwarming poem, Harmony. You nailed it.

Jan Sikes

Beautiful, Harmony! And SO true!

Staci Troilo

That’s so true. Babies are the tiniest little things, but the love they inspire is infinite. Great job, Harmony.

Yvette M Calleiro

This is beautiful, Harmony! I agree with you. A baby might be tiny, but it encompasses the whole world in its smile. 🙂

Priscilla Bettis

A wonderful take on the prompt, Harmony!

Joan Hall

Sweet poem, Harmony!