#AtoZ Challenge; O is for Eric Ode
Eric Ode (pronounced Oh-dee) is a national award-winning children’s singer/songwriter, an author and widely published poet, and a thoroughly engaging entertainer. His performances include interactive music, stories, skits, poetry, props and puppets. One of his latest books is Sea Star Wishes, Poems from the Coast, illustrated by Erik Brooks, available here in the UK and here in the US. Eric’s website is here.
This is the wonderful poem he has sent for the Poetry Feast, from Otters, Snails and Tadpole Tails!
THE RIVER OTTER
The river otter
twists and tosses,
loops and spins,
out and in.
He turns and totters,
we can not tell
where one end ends
and one begins.
We wonder as
we watch him roll
through the water—
How does he keep
from tying into
one big otter knot
as a river otter
© Eric Ode
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- Posted in: A-Z Challenge 2019
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