What does it look like?
I don’t know what to look for!
They say I need it. To find it.
They had all kinds of suggestions
about where and how to find one.
But none of them said a word
about what it looked like.
It’s a seed, so I’m assuming
it’s quite small, tiny even.
Maybe curled inside a shell
of curved black parentheses?
Will I find a packet of them at the garden store?
All neatly labeled with planting instructions?
Or do they have to be collected in the wild,
cultivated carefully by hand?
I’ve been looking ever so long
for my seed of a poem.