DAD’S LOVING CAT
Kitty was playing, chasing birds.
She saw a person walking by
And she noticed it was Daddy.
So she ran, ran after Daddy
As fast as she could
And stepped on his foot.
She said meow meow meow,
I love you. Daddy petted her head
And brought her back home.
—from 2016 Rattle Young Poets Anthology
Why do you like to write poetry?
Jade Foo: “Poetry is nice because you can just find a space, sit down and write your poems, and then you’ll feel happy.”