Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson

Rookie (11-21-61 / Ripley, Tennessee)

We May Be Little - Poem by Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson

We may be little, not to tall,
but the love we share is above all.
To be little is just fine,
if I were tall I'd run, and hide.
Short people are here to stay,
so giants get out of our way.
Trampled in life by big people's laughs, because they think we are so small,
they think they are so smart, just because they are tall.
Ha! ! I say to these giants, for short is all right,
and if they don't like us because of our height,
We won't go down without a fight.
(I wrote this back when I was a teenager, and living in Chicago.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 15, 2005



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