October 3, 2014

Madeline Restino (age 8)

THE ROCKS WERE SO TALL

The rocks were so tall, they touched 
the sky. I would probably die if I climbed 
one, but I climbed one anyway. 
The wind howled and through 
the throes of me. And I have no more to tell …

from 2014 Rattle Young Poets Anthology