every poet mother’s dream

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Poetry may not be flowing from my pencil, but the poetry bug is here in my house (so much better than the stomach bug)!  Witness the magnetic poem my eight-year-old wrote today:

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While eye desert the forest of blue guitars
surprises will unlikely round up bad
& that a solution in color
with surprises.
A new world without fear.
See?
This recognizes every reality
slowly life is a light toward yesterday
and tomorrow.

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Is he brilliant or what!

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5 responses »

  1. Dang! That “forest of blue guitars” is wonderfully quirky, and those last two lines are more profound than most poems in their entirety. Good thing he has a poet to nourish that gift. 🙂

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