After a painfully long Monday, it’s now Tuesday. I don’t even have the effort for a sad workplace cartoon. I also don’t have enough 2015 books to discuss. Certainly not ten. So instead… with a poem, I will paint you a picture of a girl who writes books.
“V” by Matthew Dickman is one of my favorite poems of all time. I read it once and fell in love. Love at first sight. Especially in this abhorrent “Sex in the City” world that we live in, this resonates with me. I am the girl in the t-shirt. (You understand I mean that metaphorically and not literally, right? Lawsuits and copyright and all. You get it.)
I hope you enjoy this Not Top Ten Tuesday: Portrait of a Young Girl as a Writer:
The skinny girl walking arm-in-arm
with her little sister
is wearing a shirt that says
TALK NERDY TO ME
and I want to,
I want to put my bag of groceries down
beside the fire hydrant
and whisper something in her ear about long division…
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