4.01.2013

April, No Fool

1924.
April Fool’s Day.
I was fooled many times.
The weather fooled us
by snowing. Very cold.

1925.
April Fool’s Day,
and also Kiddie Day
for the Seniors.
They all looked so cute.

1926.
April Fool’s Day,
and we’re having Easter vacation!
I didn’t have a chance
to fool the kids at school.

1927.
I’ve decided for sure
where I want to go to college--
Allegheny.
I hope I stick to that,
for I’ve changed my mind so many times.

Poem number ONE of Thirty Poems in April, National Poetry Month!

19 comments:

  1. We get to change our minds, it's our prerogative!

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  2. And year by year she grows to womanhood.

    Best of luck for the poetry marathon that is April, Marian.

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  3. My, you look young for your age! Seriously, though, how cool it must be to have access to your grandmother's diary, and the insight it provides into that era.

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  4. Great inspiration from your grandma's writings & journals ~ Good luck with the April marathon ~

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  5. She sounds so cute herself! I smiled reading her thinking the seniors looked so cute. I love your grandma's diary, Marian!

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  6. What a treat to find further inspiration from grandma's diary! There is such innocence in this. We have become too jaded these days.

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  7. So many delightful things in your grandmother's diary, Marian. How wonderful for you.
    K

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  8. No Thiel? No Grove City? I'm really enjoying this run of work.

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    1. hah. nope, Allegheny. Grove City? all wrong. :)

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  9. Lucky you to have your grandmother's diary. These are lovely little glimpses into her life.

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  10. What a cool idea. I love the little snippets of the life of growing up.

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  11. The form is fabulous, Marian. You are a clever girl.

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  12. I'm late to comment, but you know how I love when you breathe through your grandmother's words.

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