Saturday, April 09, 2016

Jack




Jack

Mama gave me my own camera
for my eighteenth birthday.
She seems to believe

that I could profit from studying the world
instead of always trying to get the world
to look at me.

Your plot backfired, Mama.
The herefords are watching.
And behind the shed, so's Henry.


©Mary Lee Hahn, 2016



2 comments:

  1. Love the line: She seems to believe

    that I could profit from studying the world
    instead of always trying to get the world
    to look at me.

    Perfect word choice -I feel like I know him and his mother!!
    Clare

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  2. Ha! Great humour. Love that mum - and son's rascal response. :)

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