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The Eclectic Pen - Hide -n- Seek

By: James B. (Amadeo)  
Date Submitted: 7/15/2009
Genre: Uncategorized
Words: 152

  The bubbles tickle like butterflies as they brush the hairs of my legs, arms and face. I shiver as my body giggles in response. Not for the first time I wonder, “How can I breathe?” Like a blue peel of a blue banana I throw away the useless thought.

I fly through this forever surrounded by the butterfly bubbles and sigh in contentment. My hands part the ribbons of green in a world of blue and I see the swirl of ribbons and butterflies that means I just missed her! “Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty!”

As I look behind me hands grab me and shake! “Gotcha!” mixes with “Get up!”

“Aww, Mom! Can’t I sleep just a little bit longer! I almost won this time!” “No, you can’t. You’re already late for school. Now, get up!” As she leaves my body giggles as I remember the butterflies, the ribbons and my mermaid. “Tomorrow I’ll catch you!”

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Jesse (EddyKrueger) - 7/18/2009 3:37 AM ET
Nice scene. Great point of viwe from the child.
James B. (Amadeo) - 7/20/2009 5:45 PM ET
Thank you. :-) I wrote it in response to a friend's artwork.
Abby M. (smileyabby1800) - 8/6/2009 11:12 AM ET
I really like this one! Love poems from kids' points of view :)
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