November 14, 2015

Tianyue Xia (age 9)

MINI POEMS

I want to make
the little white pearls of snow
into a necklace
for you.

 

 

Your eyes are like a clear lake
which reflects my life.

 

 

Now, the sky turns into
a girl
wearing a skirt made of
sunset glow.

from 2015 Rattle Young Poets Anthology

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Why do you like to write poetry?

Tianyue Xia: “I feel the inpiration and can’t help writing. Sometimes, mom wants me to write poems. They’re funny. And they’re very beautiful, too.”