Yen Cress

Rookie (3/9/43 / San Francisco, California)

Sneak Peek - Poem by Yen Cress

What is that little sound I hear?
A rustle, a faint stirring,
A slight brushing, a scratch.
I slowly turn and hold myself still and silent,
Looking toward the corner of my study,
Suspecting an uninvited guest.

I have seen signs
Of a miniature invasion-
Some shredded paper,
The nibbled corners of a treasured volume-
'Stuart Little.'
(Is someone trying to talk to me?)

The corner of my eye catches a slight blur.
Aha!
A tiny gray face peeks at me
From behind my jewelry box.
Whiskers quiver.
He dashes off,
Seeking a safe corner
In which to disappear once more.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Sneak Peek by Yen Cress

There is no comment submitted by members..

Langston Hughes

Dreams



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 22, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, April 11, 2011


[Report Error]