Saturday, April 4, 2009

tough guys

Last year I got a "hardboiled detective" poetry kit, and that's mostly what I've been using this year so far. Hence today's poem:


Anonymous said...

oldest child
I borrow his time
this life a gift
he grows into a man
strong & true

He's be hiking the Appalachian Trail w/ friends on his 18th birthday....

rhino writer said...

Aw! Don't know what to say -- first birthday away from home, and such a symbolic one. Beautiful poem -- I hope you showed it to him.

janetleigh said...

In light of all the recent shootings, I find this one eerily poignant..