Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Not My Mother Tongue


B is for Barbie cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo by CherrySoda!: http://flickr.com/photos/cherrysoda/115956078/


This language is foreign to me.
It will not bend under my tongue.
It rebels against me.
I am under its spell.
Fascinated, 
A toddler with a Barbie doll,
I stretch its limbs too far
And it breaks.
I need to learn 
How to behave myself
Before I come to play again.

My NaPoWriMo Day 17 poem and I used the Day 17 PAD prompt (expression).

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