Notes: The photo is a windflower (Anemone nemorosa). The poem is a reverso, a poetic form that Marilyn Singer makes look easy in her book,
Written by: Marilyn Singer, Illustrated by: Josée Masse, Published by: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2016.
The form employs two opposing voices. The first reads top to bottom. The second flips the order, the meaning and the perspective. Punctuation and capitalization are generally changed, but the words are the same, just in reverse order.