I had a most entertaining time writing about this topic but Blogger refused to save it. Fine. Here's a couple of poems.
Day 15: prompt: A PROFILE POEM
Conversations with my daughter in the car
It's the way her jaw drops
as she says, "One!" that
makes me laugh so hard
I nearly run off the road.
When she turns to face me
our laughter bounds between
us, springy as the white hairs
I refuse to count. "One!"
Day 16: prompt: A SNAPSHOT POEM
A picture of this house's mud brick
walls cannot convey the structure
of our creative conversation
how it swirled and circled, swung
way out, searching for pinpoints
of light, a lightning strike, epiphany.
You and your children heading
for the back door, no host or other
guests visible. Yet we were all there.
The single shot so unrepresentative
if I ever print it I'll tear it up.
Save paper: delete before
it attaches to the event like
a momentary result, and pride,
when the point was mere process.