Chenou Liu

A Memorial Haiku For Maurice Sendak - Poem by Chenou Liu

last rays of the sun...
dog-eared Where the Wild Things Are
spread out on my desk

Note: Maurice Sendak, widely considered the most important children's book artist of the 20th century, died at the age of 83 yesterday. His genre-breaking and career-making book, Where the Wild Things Are, was published in 1963, the year I was born.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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