Poetry Friday – A Is for Alvarezsaurus


It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. Be sure to check out Keisha Shepard’s blog, Whispers from the Ridgeto see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness.

Hello and Happy Friday! I am back from my fun (and exhausting!) trip to Tennessee. 13.5 hours driving (not including stops) in one day is a lot to do with two little ones in tow. But we made do. It is always great to see family and watch the cousins play together.

Animal Alphabets (an A-Z twitter drawing prompt, but I use it as a poetry prompt) just started fresh with a new theme of extinct animals. A was for Alvarezsaurus (which posted this past Monday) and I had some fun writing an acrostic for it. I meant to do a little sketch to go along with the poem (as it primarily is an illustration prompt) but I ran out of time. I am kind of glad that I did, because now I don’t feel so much pressure to accompany each letter with a poem and a drawing.

(c) Rebecca Herzog 2018

I was really excited when they announced the theme was extinct animals. I was thinking they would pick animals like the passenger pigeon, and the black rhinoceros. Well, next Monday, B is for Boreaspis! Boreaspis was a jawless fish from the Devonian period that had a long pointy snout. You can learn a bit more here. Ha! Piece of cake, right?

12 thoughts on “Poetry Friday – A Is for Alvarezsaurus

  1. I suspect you're going to learn a lot from this challenge, Rebecca. It's a fun start with this little known alvarezsaurus! We just had a new exhibit at our nature & science museum with numerous new dinosaurs on display. I had no idea there were so many! Have fun with this new animal alphabet!


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