Monday, November 17, 2014

Comet (Monday Poem)

by Nikki Grimes

Say "comet,"
and I am weightless,
playing ping-pong
with small planets,
dodging asteroids,
and skipping through space
in slow motion.
Two skips,
and I'm on the moon.
Two more,
and Mars
is my playground.

from Words With Wings by Nikki Grimes, 2013, Wordsong 

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