Germaine

Folder: 
Invisible Poetry

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She wears yellow and white

short-shorts and bright

suns and tulips dance

on her halter. Sneezes

in summer, excuses

herself in summer

then asks the girl on 

the stair her name.

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At all the same time, counts

the seven kids on the steps,

does a re-count and finds

eight when she counts herself,

sniffles, wrinkles her nose

a lot.

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"Goin' swimmin' tomorrow,"

sniff. "Gonna wear some little

bity shorts cause ma old suit

too small."

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Wonder what she doin' with

those blue knit shoes

on her feet, snug against

the concrete.

.

Said she has a bracelet

on her wrist, a flower

and some leaves all gold

like her suns, alive like

her tulips.

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She said that it matches

the earrings but her

earrings are blue and dangle

dangle over very sharp

ears.

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allets

1976

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Author's Notes/Comments: 

Kids - not organized, just whatever comes to mind. :D

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