Thursday, January 31, 2013

Small Birthday Poem for My Daughter

The Dance

The day is a ribbon 
curling from the sky for you
Unimposed upon,
you will spend it twirling
round it, twisting upward
bright and blue 

into its blue

you step blithely
and spin, unfurling
your little spirit
upon the world.

(evolving draft, revised 2/3)

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