“Prague” by Vitek Mencl

Vitek Mencl  (age 8)


My ancestors stand as tall as mountains
covered with soft silky snow
and rough rocky boulders.
As they watch cars slither
across the city of Prague.

from 2022 Rattle Young Poets Anthology


Why do you like to write poetry?

Vitek Mencl: “In poetry, you can say a lot with just a few words.”

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