across the street from his house


..
,
she skips rope
plays eenie meenie miney mo
on tutu’d tiptoes.

smears her whole name
in bright green chalk,
feels brave.

 

 

..
In November, we poem. 

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8 Responses to across the street from his house

  1. Oh, there’s something menacing under this, for me.

  2. Shawna says:

    I love her, and this tiny tale. ❤

  3. Shawna says:

    This kind of itty bitty sweetness poem makes me want to try to write sumthin’.

  4. Shawna says:

    It makes me think of that song we like, “Brave,” and also the movie.

    I think she’s bold enough to let him know she likes him, by writing in on the sidewalk for the whole neighborhood to see.

    It also makes me think of that Taylor Swift song, about the two neighbors who have been best friends as kids, but she wants to take it to the next level.

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