Friday, July 1, 2022

Flamingo School of Dance (poem)

 Hello and Happy Poetry Friday! Be sure to visit Janice at Salt City Verse for Roundup.

I'm traveling today, but I do have an ArtSpeak: Animals poem to share with you. 

This art screams two things to me: "Florida!" And, "summer." 

I had a lot of fun playing with words to write a flamingo-dance poem. Thank you so much for reading!

Flamingo School of Dance

It may take
two to tango

but flamingo
prefers a tangle—

six legs
three long necks
one pool full
of fluffy
feathered skirts—


- Irene Latham


  1. Encore! Bravo! Oh, those lovely, long-necked dancers in their fluffy skirts. I love them in this fun poem. Enjoy your travels!

  2. Good dancing & ending, Irene! There are a flock of flamingos at our zoo. Every time I see them, as you wrote, I miss the beach! Have a great 'traveling' weekend!

  3. Love those adorable dancing flamingos.

  4. Flamingo/flamenco...well-played!!

  5. cha-cha-cha! Your poem has given these flock-stars room to strut their stuff, Irene. Well done! :)


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