Hello, and welcome! This is 15 Words or Less Poems, a low-pressure way to wake up your poetry brain (guidelines here), and I’m very glad you’re here.
Here in the United States, we celebrated our independence and freedom yesterday. (Hope you had a fun holiday!) I thought this might be a good week to share an image from a refugee camp. A regional artist had gone to the camp and done this beautiful mural on one of the walls. Freedom and a life of safety is what most asylum-seekers hope for.
This image makes me think of several things:
It’s your turn! And please DON’T feel your poems have to be about refugees or any other serious topic. Whatever idea this photo inspires, run with it! Have fun and stick to 15 WORDS OR LESS! (Title doesn’t count toward word count.)