“Wind Chime” by Kavya M.

Kavya M. (age 11)


When I hear the wind chime
I think, what is that noise?
A high, metal tinkle
A warm, low, hollow note?
The sound of a bell,
Or an artificial clank
I think, annoyed, what a bothersome sound,
Disturbing my luxurious concentration
It clangs so I can’t think, I say
But then I look down & see that I’ve written this poem.

from 2015 Rattle Young Poets Anthology


Why do you like to write poetry?

Kavya M.: “Once you write poetry it pleases you when you read it over and over again.”

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