Edmund Davis Quinn

Rookie (1974 / Madison, Wisconsin)

Edmund Davis Quinn Poems

1. Write Poorly 2/8/2012
2. Chemicals 2/8/2012
3. Winter Mansion 2/8/2012
4. Read Me 2/9/2012
5. A Grandview 2/12/2012
6. Madman Of Fiction 2/13/2012
7. I Miss My Cross-Country Knees 2/21/2012
8. On Abundance 2/8/2012
9. Children Are Our Future 2/20/2012
Best Poem of Edmund Davis Quinn

Children Are Our Future

This is dedicated to Whitney Houston and to all the amazing youth poets.
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Children are our future, teach them well,
teach them to love words,
teach them to love poetry.

Teach them to respect themselves,
to love the words they create,
to play with them,
savor them,
learn them.

Teach them to read,
anything, everything.

Teach them to listen,
to grow, develop, come more then they can believe.

Teach them to love themselves,
love their gifts,
their foibles,
their humanity.

Teach them to perform, ...

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