CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

February 9, 2010

Writing Poetry with My Grandson, Vince

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

WRITING POETRY WITH MY GRANDSON, VINCE

     While visiting my son, Nolan, and his wife Tammy, in Cleveland, five-year old Vince saw newspaper photographs of Rashard Mendenhall, Etan Thomas, and Fernando Perez, all sports figures*. Vince is an ace in sports.

     I took the opportunity to tell Vince that each of these sports figures wrote poems. Perhaps, I said, Vince and I should write a poem.

     I asked him to give me two words that rhymed. He picked “climb” and “prime.” He didn’t know what they meant, so I suggested he pick easier words. He then came up with “snow” and “hoe.”

     Between us, we managed to come up with the following poem: (more…)

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