John Newmark

Golem - Poem by John Newmark


On a slip of paper
a child writes 'aardvark'
Folds it in half and inserts
into the mouth
of a clay creature
his parents brought back from Prague.

Nothing happens.

He removes the paper,
looks for the next word in the dictionary,
and begins the process anew.
If there exists a word in English
that will work the magic
he will find it.

Comments about Golem by John Newmark

  • Romeo Della Valle (3/25/2012 12:24:00 PM)

    I am very sure he will find the right word is: Love and he will be so excited! John, WELCOME to the Poetry World!
    Thank you for sharing this impressive and well crafted write with World! This creative and amazing write has become your stepping stone toward success in the poetry field.10+++ Keep it up! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City!
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 14, 2003

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