Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Band-Aid Cure - The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations

run
trip
tears drip

scrape
cut
eyes shut

Mom
comes
soft hums

cleans
knee
hugs me

love
pure
Band-Aid cure

Note: Band-Aid is a registered trademark of Johnson & Johnson

To celebrate today, Band-Aid Day, I wrote this poem which appears in the The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations. This book is a year long celebration of poetry - perfect for teachers, librarians, parents, and most especially CHILDREN!

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8 comments:

  1. Nothing like a mom's hug and a Band-aid.

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    1. You got that right, Sheila! If only it worked for older kids, too. =)

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  2. Beautiful, Bridget. They work every time.

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    1. Thanks, Linda! Mom + Band-Aids = cure for everything. =)

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  3. Sweet ending, Bridget! Just right :-)

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  4. Wouldn't it be super fun to take a bunch of small Band-Aids and write a word from the poem on each one? 20 Band-Aids, if I counted correctly . . . put the biggest one of them on the wound and arrange the other ones around it to form the poem!

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    1. What a great idea, Janet! Double the cure: Band-Aids and poetry! =)

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