Hats off to all of you who’ve been writing a poem each day in celebration of National Poetry Month. I have been working on a couple of long-term projects that have made it impossible to keep up with all the inspiring projects people have going. I admire your fortitude and creativity.
Today’s poem was initially inspired by Mary Lee Hahn‘s project, Bygones. When I started writing, though, I soon saw how this could work for Marilyn Singer’s April ditty challenge at Michelle Heidenrich Barnes’s blog to write a “poem inspired by the word ‘echo.'”
Laughter from two little boys
echoes across the years:
On your first set of wheels
you pedal down the garden path,
A glint of mischief in your eyes
An impish grin across your face
your heart soaring
as you pedal down the garden path
on your first set of wheels
your laughter echoing across the years.
Please be sure to visit Laura Purdie Salas at Writing the World for Kids for the Poetry Friday Roundup.