King and Pawn

January 3, 2011
By Corinna SILVER, New Orleans, Louisiana
Corinna SILVER, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
Friends bail you out of jail. Best friends are sitting next to you saying "wasn't that fun?"

We play in the park,
on the cement chess boards.

The children play tag,

You’re it.

I start every game,
Moving the bishop, pawn,
and knight,
so that I can cross the rook
over the king.
I always get stuck.
He would take over,
playing two sides at once.
All the while explaining,
every move.
I listen
to understand better.

The Pawn protects
even if it is weak.
The King
is protected,
by the
But the pawn
isn’t always there.


The author's comments:
My father past away this is about me and him playing chess in the park.

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This article has 2 comments.

della louise said...
on Feb. 19 2011 at 1:11 pm
This is beautiful. You are very talented...I'm so proud of you.

dana marie said...
on Feb. 19 2011 at 9:41 am
to write from the heart takes courage. beautiful.


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