Free Verse Parenting Poetry

Maxine’s First Christmas

we wrapped it
in tinsel green, red
paper torn

her toy mouse
tethered
to a lower branch

the best present
a little boy
held

cat with a toy mouse

© 2017 Melinda J. Irvine


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little boy and his cat

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