Monday, December 1, 2014

Canyon (Monday Poem)

by Nikki Grimes

Say "canyon,"
and I am at
horizon's rim,
leaning over
a deep bowl of echoes.
I gape at the grand cavern
and call
then wait
for the soft,
round sound of
                      E L L A!
                                          e l l a!
as it returns. 

from Words With Wings by Nikki Grimes, 2013, Wordsong    

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