David Kowalczyk

Rookie (11-22-1952 / Batavia, New York)

April Fools - Poem by David Kowalczyk

Spring. A great yellow stain.
Forsythias burst and daffodils explode.
Swallows hurry back from Mexico
and are bitten by
the laughing snows of April.


Spring, the smile
of a ninety-year old man
who can't hear a thing you say
yet keeps talking to you nonetheless.


Spring and dreams
have that in common.


Comments about April Fools by David Kowalczyk

  • (12/13/2008 11:32:00 AM)


    Difficult to determine whether this treacle should be classified as jejune or as infantile.... (Report) Reply

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  • (8/18/2008 3:37:00 PM)


    I thought the purpose and the meaning were clear enough given the title to make
    this a poem to recommend. The creativity does not add to the clarity but it demonstrates a focus on the meaning that was important.

    GW62
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  • (8/13/2008 10:27:00 AM)


    Suddenly, I feel nauseous. Very nauseous. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 20, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, May 2, 2011


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