Sean Joyce

Rookie (17 April Everyear / Galway, Ireland)

My Sister's Doll


Standing on the edge of the river I threw it
I threw it and I knew

As far as my five year old arms would allow me
I threw it and I knew

Even as it left my fingertips I threw it and I
knew, no god of mine could ever bring it back

Standing on the edge of the river I jumped
my sister’s brother jumped

As far as my five year old legs would allow me
I jumped in and I knew

Even as I left my footprints I jumped in and I
knew, no god of mine could ever bring me back

Submitted: Thursday, November 16, 2006
Edited: Saturday, November 20, 2010

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