by W. H. Auden
We do not know
if there be fairies now
But why should we ourselves involve
In questions which we cannot solve.
O let's pretend it's so
And then perhaps if we are good
Some day we'll see them in the wood.
from Collected Shorter Poems 1927-1957, written by W.H. Auden
If you haven't been here before, or haven't been around for my National Poetry Month project, here are the posts from this week. Feel free to poke around. I'm particularly proud of today's Draw a Bird Day post, which uses Wallace Steven's poetic form of "Thirteen Ways" to look at bird poetry.
- April Fool's Day
- Jazz Appreciation Month
- National Frog Month
- National Garden Month
- Mathematics Awareness Month
- National Kite Month
- World Health Day
- Draw a Bird Day