August 5, 2017

Kelvin River (age 10)

FATHER SON HAIKU

“I love you,” I said.
“What are you up to?” Dad said.
“Never mind,” I sighed.

from 2017 Rattle Young Poets Anthology

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Why do you like to write poetry?

Kelvin River: “I wrote this poem for my fifth grade homework assignment. I like making stuff, and using words to make stuff is really interesting and fun.”