If I had to describe myself, it would be in a word that has many meanings with a complexity which falls off the tongue.
A word made up of many elements, is deceptive in appearance, and creates an illusion from the imagination.
My word would be Phantasmagoric. ~Summer Ross

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

A-Z: "J"

In case you didn't know I write poetry. Recently I have started a  fairy chapbook. Here is a fun poem for the letter J- which happens to start the name of a curious little fairy named Jena.

(You do not have permission to copy this in anyway.)


 
Jena

I saw a big round human once,
as white as fresh dropped snow,
with dark brown eyes and an orange nose.
I flew to say hello.

His arms extended from his sides
like branches on a tree.
My friends watched on with silly grins,
he would not speak to me.

I fluttered 'round his face once more,
to give a little show-
And then my friends called out to me,
the man was made of snow.

15 comments:

Michael Di Gesu said...

Very nice, Summer.

If this is a sample of your book, I would say you already have a hit! Kids will love this!

Summer Ross said...

Thank you Michael- and it is a poem from the chapbook.

Elena Solodow said...

This is so playful - I love it!

Liz Fichera said...

LOVE this! And what a great idea for a book. I'm always in awe of beautiful poetry.

Siv Maria said...

Just as fun as a fairy would be, fairytastic :)

Laura Marcella said...

This poem is so charming and clever, Summer! I remember having to create chapbooks for my poetry writing class in college. Your fairy-themed one sounds delightful!

Theresa Milstein said...

That is too cute. I thought it was going to be a baby.

Old Kitty said...

WOW!!! Awwww this is such a sweet lovely poem - well done you!!!!!! I loved it, thank you for sharing! take care
x

nutschell said...

cute poem! i can imagine the illustrations that might go with it. great meeting you through the a-z!
nutschell
www.thewritingnut.com

Ellie said...

I love this and can't wait to read your chapbook!

Ellie Garratt

Matthew Vanacore said...

What a beautiful and crafty little poem. I know it's a cheesy reaction, but I just love poems that rhyme so effortlessly. Great job and nice blog!

Ella said...

So cute; I love this! Very clever of you~

Wendy Tyler Ryan said...

Very cute, Summer. It will be an interesting book.

Jules said...

Snowmen, fairies and children, well that is a hit! Yes, I too can see the images for this one. :)
Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

Michelle Teacress said...

What a cute poem. I can picture reading it to my children in picture book form. :)

Have a nice week!

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