Jay Mandeville

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

Children Of The Midwest Sun - Poem by Jay Mandeville

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 Children Of The Midwest Sun by Jay Mandeville

  • Silver Star - 4,035 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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