Poem Published “And I Say Yes to the Way the Grass”

I’ve just had a poem published on the Mass Poetry web page. I was asked by them to also compose a “writing prompt” based on my poem. Every poem they post is accompanied by a prompt so that readers might try writing in response to the poem.

My poem appears with “How to Skip Stones” by Ed Meek. Here is my opening, and a link to the entire poem.

And I Say Yes to the Way the Grass

needs the soil and the soil needs the grass,
the way the candle needs the wick
and the wick needs the candle. Yes

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