CHILDREN’S POEM: Squiggle de Moon

squiggle

                                                                                       

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POEM FOR CHILDREN: Amanda Minty-Twist

Amanda Minty-Twist

 

My breath is fresh

as fresh can be—

Amanda Minty-Twist

kissed

me.

 

I cannot have

a cavity—

Amanda Minty-Twist

kissed

me.

 

I’ll throw my brush

and paste away

because her breath’s

the best breath-spray.

 

And yes, it’s fresh

as fresh can be.

Amanda Minty-Twist

kissed

me.

                                            

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POEM: Who Cannot Read

Who Cannot Read

 

good books

 

and who choose to

not

 

are twin

illiterates

                                                      

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POEM: The News Turned On and Saw

The News Turned On and Saw

 

my dark-

stained coffee

cup

 

on tabletop

the glow

 

of grapefruit

sliced by light

of kitchen win-

dow

 

                                                                                       

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POEM: This Is a Beautiful Lie

This Is a Beautiful Lie

 

like all honesty

 

Breathed

in seashell

ear

 

of a deaf assembly

 

This is poetry

                                                                                     

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POEM: I Am Become One Rose

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I Am Become One Rose

 

I am become one rose

of the starlit garden

 

Winter

will we crisp

together

 

and

the summer rain

soft again

                                                                                    

From Mavor’s Bones