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School Daze


butterfly jumper
thai yellow shoes

rhythm and rhyme
gave us the clues

words with a reason
passionate hues

snapshots of feeling
images in blue

it takes real talent
possessed by so few

to write something cool
in a couplet or two

or a japanese tanka
french cinquain or haiku


By Frances Macaulay Forde - Visiting Poet NPW 08

Submitted: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Edited: Sunday, September 21, 2008

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