A Snippet of a Tale
by Kathy Figueroa
But, at times, when the shadows dance,
And so, as in the night flickers the will-o'-the-wisp,
Though the sketchbook was eventually recovered, its location gave investigators pause because it was found on the table of a sidewalk café in …Amsterdam… covered in melted brie.
"Why not a Dutch cheese?" they wondered. The mystery deepened…
Canadian poet Kathy Figueroa takes great delight in writing poems that have entertained newspaper and magazine readers in Ontario for many years. She's had three books published: Paudash Poems, Flowertopia, and The Cathedral of the Eternal Blue Sky, and her work appears in numerous anthologies, as well as on many poetry blogs and websites. She enjoys organizing events, like "The Word is Wild Literary Festival" (held in June, 2014), and frequently reads her work to local audiences.
Photography: adapted from Brie, by Justin Burner. Photomanipulation with an unpublished photograph by Shweta Narayan, used with permission.