|I received a box from The Creative Company last week, and the first treasure I opened was Skywriting: Poems to Fly, a new collection by J. Patrick Lewis. Pat is one of my favorite poets, and this beautiful collection, filled with his trademark humor, really made me feel the passion and determination of the people who chased flight, determined that man belonged in the sky. And parts made me laugh, too. For a little while in the waiting room while my husband had surgery, this beautiful book totally took me to another place. I love the poems, the font, and the delicate, delectable art by Laszlo Kubinyi. Here’s one of my favorites:
Bell Rocket Belt
–J. Patrick Lewis, all rights reserved
Stacey at Two Writing Teachers is hosting the Poetry Friday Roundup this week. Flap your wings on over there and find some more great poems!