The Official Writing Challenge
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I could actually picture the scenes you described. Very beautifully written. Thank you, I truly enjoyed it very much.
01/05/07
Wonderful!! As I read this, it felt like I was home. Thanks so much!!!
02/17/07
I could almost hear this being read at a Poetry reading in someone's Victorian living room, by a professor with a passion for good poetry.
And reading about the tree, I got so nostalgic I nearly wept, for you described to a "T" the apple tree behind grandma's house where we spread the quilt out and lying on our tummies, filled in in the squares of the Grit magazine's crossword puzzles. I'm going to save this poem and read it often. It meant that much to me.
09/15/11
"Soft chenille of green remembers printing grass stains on chubby knees" and "poking knuckled roots" are my two favorite lines, but overall a flavorful, vibrant description of your childhood backyard(?)Excellent.