Todays, poem was about the school prayer bill that passed in the Florida legislature last Thursday. A minister wrote a column opposing the bill, giving many reasons to show that it was a bad idea.
I was beginning to think that it was a bad idea for me to have slected that story for my poem today. I was struggling to turn it into a poem. The words I needed just weren't there, and when they were there, they were in the wrong place. And then suddenly it all fell into place. I found the poem that was hidden in the story.
It hapens that way quite often. It is such a thrill when it does. It's better than completing the New York Times crossword puzzle.