Wawa by Rob Taylor

My daughter’s first word  for water and dog  the sign and the sound  the inlet and the rain  bow run in it.Copyright © Rob Taylor  This poem is an honourable mention from the 2021 Very Small Verse Contest by the League of Canadina Poets  Rob Taylor is the author of Strangers (Biblioasis, 2021) and three other books of poetry. He is also the editor of What the Poets Are Doing: Canadian Poets in Conversation (Nightwood Editions, 2018) and guest editor of Best Canadian Poetry 2019 (Biblioasis, 2019). He lives in Port Moody, BC with his wife and children.