The Box of Many Colors MAG

By Caitlin F., Towson, MD

I pull them out one by one -
Ruby red,
Peacock purple,
Gritty gray.
Crayons of every color.
Shades of blue,
Shining yellows.
Smudge across the pages.
In the lines,
Out of lines,
Scribbled,
Polka-dotted.
Shapes made in every color.
A box of sixty-four,
If they break,
They shed their covers
Just like little butterflies.
Pudgy fingers grip
Slender sticks of wax,
Holding firm but not too tight.
In the Princess backpack I place
the bright yellow box,
with a sharpener in the back.




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i love this so much!

on Mar. 3 2014 at 3:27 pm
IndieChick10 BRONZE, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
“If I am not for myself, then who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, then what am I? And if not now, when?”-Rabbi Hillel

Super cute. Brings back kindergarden memories:)


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