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Is It Poetry

(1958 - / Bus-Boys And Poets, Washington D.C.)

................... is it not for the child


Using the poetry which teachers, teach book-reading,
is it not for the child
and in trust you adjust to they their rhythm of reach
each is temperate,
sunny or mild and some dark make you smile it seems.
Rolling like thunder,
streams flow unexplained to the sea, is each.
And working together from different
each familial condition.
Theirs is a pulley,
you will pull as they push at the center
this your center in order to dance on the rhythm and rhyme
you the teacher it leads them on like thus,
watching the sun as it shines, 'it is nature to us, they are it..
Children of art, playing your parts,
gifted are these of from some whom can't see
for these are but they,
thy gift to you.
These their worlds entirely from a seed made by you.
Perhaps from the river of life, comes each for you
small at the start, sprout up and out, you their poetry.
In rearranged order are such they their words like chimes of the wind
their minds changed to each verse is poetry,
to read the small mind in it/it is as fluent,
as the equipment inside of they which by you, the makers of the technology
the spring of terminology
and thine understanding from this is each your child, in the child,
although motive is given by you.
If you inspect the method of using the differences of they,
variations which are you,
They can't being you, but help themselves
all smile at you.

Submitted: Thursday, April 15, 2010
Edited: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Caroline my daughter

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  • Donna Ilene (5/23/2010 7:28:00 AM)

    the gift is for the child
    every child
    the poetry it is
    rememberin'
    as i a child
    getting lost
    in the expressions
    just creating
    dreaming
    for every child (Report) Reply

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