Thursday, January 5, 2012

The Poet – Janet Frame

January is now Janet Frame Month

The Poet – Janet Frame

Though the wheat is so beautifully puffed
the rice is ballooned and stuffed
and the world seems so much bigger
from a few to a marvelous crowd
of supers, the pushing and proud
with more push and pride and the prig growing prigger.
The poet still breathes with one lung
climbs a ladder of only one rung
shoots stars with his hand off the trigger.

I found these poems in an old poetry anthology from school. Unfortunately there isn't a reference for where they originally came from.

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