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Poem 18 - Weasley in Training



Back yard? Front yard? Go!
Escape fast and quietly
Mischief managed!


Poem 17 - An Easter Drive



A long road trip heading northward
Sounds of laughter and Gameboys heard
Mommy sleeps while Daddy drives on
This trip was not by choice but spurred

We go to see family, some well
Some ill - the cause of this spell
Visiting with pictures in hand
A brighter day with stories to tell

An Easter dinner to eat
Egg hunting in snow is a treat
Two long days' drive for stolen moments
For now we go back - bums in seats

Poem 16 - And Tired


Sitting in a car
Is fine for short
Car rides that last all day
Know what that causes?


Poem 15 - Truth In Advertising


This is not me, I do not yell
Relentless as an alarm bell
Unknown who is this horrid mom
This is not me, I do not yell
How hard is it to get to school, tell?

Lay down those toys, now listen please
I need to brush your teeth with ease
Each time I call, no answer comes
So your attention I will seize

Make each morning more stressful still
Open the cupboard and let it spill
This is not me, I do not yell
Hurry now to beat the bell
Each time I call, no answer comes
Release me from this pounding drum
Hurry now to beat the bell
Open the cupboard and let it spill

Poem 14 - Economics


The sun does shine
on fields of snow
The grass is brown
Everywhere I go

The sky is blue
The clouds are pink
It's a little Seuss
Well, what do you think?

The pavement's white
My bike is orange
I can pedal fast
And that isn't strange

A bunch of things
that could be so
Are they now?
Do you know?


Poem 13 - Rain


Rain all around
falls
umbrellas here
at sea


This poem is an erasure.

Poem 12 - Passage of Time


The passage of time is unstoppable
A clock that need never be wound
To see it is just philosophical

In the fall of a leaf from a tree to the ground
Watching a moment slowly unfolding
Comes something infinite and profound

The gravity of what we are beholding
Not less in quietness than in chaos
A panicked instant - a child's scolding

Wheels stop a breathe away from a seance
Time that is burned into the heart and mind
In calm reflection or emotion's embrace

Ever forward, but held inside,
Each of us marking a chronicle
The pages of our face to be lined

Poem 11 - Pain


A sign of sadness - tears falling fast
Because it hurts when things do not last
Whatever we did, whatever they hid
Pain is not forgetful of the past


Poem 10 - When Will High School End?


When does high school end, I wonder?
When will the drama begin to slumber?
Did I summon this drama myself?
Would things be easier if I were an elf?
Why does each hit feel like thunder?

Can stirring up emotions be a kind of plunder?
Will hurting someone else tear your heart asunder?
When do we stop lying to ourself?
When does high school end?

Is there a spell that we're all under?
Is it a cosmic human blunder?
Can we leave drama upon the shelf?
Can we each be true to ourself
Without putting another under?
When will high school end?


Poem 9 - Not Yet


It is best to let go
But I'm not there yet
If there's one thing I know:
It is best to let go
Say goodbye, and don't fret
When it's gone, there's no threat
It is best to let go
But I'm not there yet


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