Ode to the Gourd

“Fall Friends” construction paper and colored pencil

A gourd with her pumpkin companion takes rest

Autumn’s display to symbol harvest

Unlike the pumpkin whose destined for pie

Once dry,

Her hard hollow shell and her curves shall endure

To make music, a bird home, or vessel for water  

See beautiful handmade gourd objects at Etsy!

Ann

I'm a practical mom inspired by nature & I enjoy sharing ideas that encourage kids' innate curiosity & creativity. Interested in subscribing? Check out the blue box at the top of my sidebar. I'm also a wannabe author/illustrator & product designer by day. Let's connect! doodlesandjots@hotmail.com. If you purchase through my Amazon links I get a small commission at no additional cost to you (thanks for supporting Doodles and Jots)! And remember to always credit your source here & elsewhere on the internet.

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