Jay Mandeville

Rookie - 0 Points (February 16 / Kansas City, Missouri USA)

Children of the Midwest Sun


We are the children of the Midwest sun:
its light has weight, measured musical tones.

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For a radio broadcast celebrating the Summer Solstice in 2010. The thematic phrase forming the title was provided by Dwight Frizzell.

Comments about this poem (Children of the Midwest Sun by Jay Mandeville )

  • Silver Star - 3,120 Points Diane Hine (7/27/2012 8:50:00 AM)

    The fifth stanza is particularly fine - thinking about the Hadean especially, and the light does seem to have weight, or force like sound waves. Repeated first lines is a good conclusion. (Report) Reply

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