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Slow Beauty

A hippo ambles
on te sandy floor.
It strides and staggers
and saunters, uttering a low moan.
With great effort,
after a few minutes
of clear and glossy silence,
it hauls itself back
to the shimmering pond
making soft,
exquisite ripples.



Seo-Ho, 4th grade

 

This poem is featured as part of the 2013 A Poem A Day campaign, a National Poetry Month celebration by Writers in the Schools (WITS) that features a different poem by a WITS student every day during April. Please go to www.witsblog.org or www.witshouston.org to learn more.

 
     


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