for hours
on the living room floor

my children build
worlds from plastic

each piece
follows another

for years
our world unfolds

from “Sonnet,” (work in progress, second Quatrain, sixth line, eighth syllable)

(January 2012)


  1. subtext says:

    Over Christmas break at our house. Yes, they are in college now. I just liked the metaphor.


  2. Carl says:

    Nice. Brings back memories of yesteryear play.


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