bamboo born

I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by writing and reading poetry, every day.

For writing inspiration, I decided to write from a list I made last month of 30 things that make me happy. One each day of the month.

Today, day eight: was suppose to be bamboo sheets.

This was something that made me happy, until i did a bit of research.


the hollow
fast growing plant
with unique tolerance
and cultural significance

bamboo born

a food source
raw product
a medium for written documents
and fabric that is deliciously silky

born of bamboo

purported to be eco friendly
further research
reveal devil
chemicals for
Inexpensive processing
is too high a price

born of bamboo

a controversial product
fine print hides
before you indulge

day 8, national poetry month 2021