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Child Logic

Rating: 4.8
The smallest girl
in the wild kid's gang
submitted her finger
to his tomahawk idea -

It hurt bad, dropping off.
He knew he'd gone too far
and ran, herding the others.
Later on, he'd maim her brother.
She stayed in the bush
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COMMENTS
Deepak S S 22 April 2021
Many things to learn from kids.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 22 April 2021
Two days in a row The Modern Poem Of The Day? Congratulations!
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Drew Engman 21 April 2021
Weirdly excellent slice of adolescent life, I love it.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 April 2021
NOTE: I do hope my comments will stay here. Excellent poem.5 Stars. Congratulations!
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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 April 2021
I do not see my comment for this Modern Poem Of Today. Congratulations. Hurt finger, much blood and of course very painful, indeed a child's logic.5 Stars! Excellent poem!
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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 April 2021
Eerie occurrences, but an excellent poem, well conveyed.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 April 2021
Sad poem about a kid's doing, lost her finmger, blood everywhere, eerie expression but an excellent poem 5 Stars! Congrats with being The Modern Poem Of The Day!
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Khairul Ahsan 16 July 2019
I wanted to write 'like her, I too am so scared! ' The r from 'her' got inadvertently dropped.
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Khairul Ahsan 16 July 2019
'She stayed in the bush till sundown, wrote in blood on the logs, and gripped her gapped hand, afraid' - like he, I too am so scared!
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Sylvia Frances Chan 15 July 2019
A gapped hand is very painful for an, the more for a smallest girl. This is awful. It is always the wrong doing of an. Poet of Ayers Rock, this is not right to blame the small girl.
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