mbird1
Search Moongate About Jodey Bateman Pablo Neruda Translations by Jodey Bateman Contributors Michael Eliseuson Ken Peters Daisy Sidewinder Uncle River Abuela Musica Jalapeno Peppers Children’s Page Finder Submissions
 

from David Michael Jackson

"My dad died of Leukemia in 1960. I was 12 years old.
Because of a news report I wrote this poem"

 

THE NEWS
 
 

they say that a pill

could cure my dad

40 years

too

late

and I cry

tears

of

joy

true

joy

rejoice!
 
 

David  ~ Moongate