And now...the winner of the 50-Poem celebration drawing for Eileen Spinelli's book Feathers: Poems about Birds is...Deb, from Rochester, NY! Congratulations, Deb. I will deliver the book to your school within the next couple of weeks.
Sleeping Cali Puppy
(Part Border Collie/Part Labrador Retriever?)
Photo by Amy LV
Sometimes poems grow just from a pair of rhyming words, and this is what happened here. Driving this evening, I got thinking about the words "retriever" and "believe her". Then I just started playing around. Our Cali is supposed to be part retriever, but none of us are quite sure about that.
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