September 4, 2021

Grant (age 6)

LIONS ROAR

I like lions
their manes, that they’re shaggy like sheep’s wool.
I like that they’re the boss of the jungle.
They tell the animals what to do kind of nicely,
but kind of with a down voice that is calm
like water in a pond.

from 2021 Rattle Young Poets Anthology

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