“The Mountain Raven” by Oscar Brady

Oscar Brady (age 7)


Snow fell on the Mountain Raven
the river gushed over him
he wanted freedom
instead he met a deep sleep
as he fell,
it took him to where
his dreams began
with snow.

from 2014 Rattle Young Poets Anthology


Why do you like to write poetry?

Oscar Brady: “Poetry is interesting. It can be about real life or imaginary worlds; it can have a bit of humour or it can be serious … poetry can be anything you want it to be and that is why I like it.”

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