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

2 thoughts on “bamboo born

  1. A surprise ending changes everything, doesn’t it? Sorry to read this, sorry that a favorite was not so good.

  2. Fine print…I recently learned that processing almond milk is costly to the environment. We have to be so aware these days of the fine print.

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