Beanery Online Literary Magazine

April 29, 2009

Only The Eye Can See

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

ONLY THE EYE CAN SEE

Lauren Benish

 

April is coming to an end, taking Poetry Month with it. Today’s guest poet, Lauren, is a student at Burrell High School in Pennsylvania.

                               

 

One day a little girl perched on her Pappy’s knee

 

He told her about his homeland, fields as far as the eye could see

 

When he finished and her eyes grew wide, he told her not to forget how beautiful life could be

 

With a small kiss on his cheek, she promised she’d always remember

 

And she never forgot

 

 

One day a heartbroken girl fell unto her Pappy’s knee

 

He told her about his homeland, death as far as (more…)