An acclaimed poet for children, Myra Cohn Livingston was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and grew up in California. She was educated at Sarah Lawrence College.
Myra Cohn Livingston died of cancer at the age of 70. more »
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Trees: The Seeds
Given light wings,
Parachutes, downy legs
That we may be carried aloft
Where some kind mouse
Will bury us in earth;
Some squirrel will forget we are food,
Green shoots, to weave
Rootlets, that we may eat
And drink and grow in time our own