Monday, April 4, 2011

Day Four, Poetic Asides with Robert Lee Brewer - 2011 April PAD Challenge: Day 4

Poetic Asides with Robert Lee Brewer - 2011 April PAD Challenge: Day 4

Day Four: For today's prompt, pick a type of person and write a poem about him or her. To help set the scene, you may want to title your poem as who the type of person is. For instance, you could write a poem titled "Firefighter," "Cynic," "Optimist," "Teacher," "2-year-old," etc. The list is endless.

Seven

Each morning brings
a new day for you.
For yesterday's trials,
only passed through.

An age of innocence,
of firefly games,
is comforting and timely,
and settling, and sane.

Your energy abounds,
morning, noon, and night.
Your intelligence amazes,
touch, sound, and sight.

Your zest for life contagious,
your love without an end,
size not advantageous
but your heart, it always mends.

Yet one day you will change,
your naivety will go.
And soon you'll see the difference
between colors and rainbows.

But for now your passion plays
and dances in your eyes,
You sleep in soundless waves,
and never need to cry.

If I could keep you small,
and have you never grow
I'd give my all in all,
to protect from the "show."

Your world's a playground stage,
you eyes are bright like stars.
So remember as you age,
A child once held your heart.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful! Absolutely beautiful! I can see him in every word. Mom/Grandma

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