National Poetry Month: April 10th

[in Just-] by e.e. cummings

in Just-
spring      .when the world is mud-
luscious the little
lame balloonman

whistles     .far     .and wee

and eddieandbill come
running from marbles and
piracies and it’s
spring

when the world is puddle-wonderful

the queer
old balloonman whistles
far     .and     .wee
and bettyandisbel come dancing

from hop-scotch and jump-rope and

it’s
spring
and

the

goat-footed

balloonMan     .whistles
far
and
wee

puddle-jumping

This poem was selected by Barb L. (Readers’ Services)

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