For today’s Slice of Life I am dual posting. Each Friday, a fun group of bloggers gather for Poetry Friday. Today we are hosted by Michelle at her blog, Today’s Little Ditty. This community of poets is a welcoming group who offer support and encouragement to everyone regardless of their level of poetic expertise. As a fledgling poet, I say this from first-hand experience. Still a novice writer of poetry, sharing in this weekly blog gathering has given flight to my poetic wings.
My poem today is inspired by the accompanying photograph titled “Huckleberry Heart” by Montana photographer John Ashley. My husband and I are avid huckleberry hunters, and this photograph has hung in our home for many years. It perfectly depicts the heart of a passionate huckleberry picker after a long day of harvesting this elusive wild berry.