Sunday, April 24, 2016



Dear Henry,
Yes, that's me --
on the outside.

Inside, I'm still the girl
who could out-race and out-spell you
with one arm tied

behind my back!
Keep sending your poems about the homeplace.
They're what's keeping the true me alive.

©Mary Lee Hahn, 2016

1 comment:

  1. That outfit. For tennis. That's quite remarkable, and worthy of respect. Fitting, for your poem.


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