Poetry Friday: “The Artist”

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As I mentioned last week when I shared my cherita about Quechee Gorge, VT, I had a feeling at least a few poems were going to spring out of our trip. Sure enough, I have another one – this time, inspired by my 5-year-old daughter who finds art everywhere she goes:

That’s right, whether it’s stones in a river or the crumbs on her plate, anything can become art in her hands. And I couldn’t be more proud.

For more poetry, please visit Carol Wilcox over at Carol’s Corner for today’s complete Poetry Friday roundup, where she’s sharing some ‘puppy poetry!’




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15 thoughts on “Poetry Friday: “The Artist”

  1. What a wonderful poem for an artistic little girl. This is an adorable photo, Matt, so congratulations for having such a passionate art enthusiast in your home. If you would like to share your poem and photo for my #EmbraceableSummer collection, I think it would be a lovely fit for the Children’s Corner.


  2. Linda Mitchell

    What a beautiful tribute in a few words…this poem is a keeper for a someday graduation celebration. YOU are a fortunate father. Enjoy every moment and thank you for sharing with the rest of us.


  3. Michelle Heidenrich Barnes

    Beautiful capture, Matt—a moment of a fun vacation, a moment on the timeline of your daughter’s life, and a snapshot of her personality that will surely endure and serve her well throughout her life.


  4. Thanks for this today Matt. My two year old grandchildren find beauty everywhere. Taking them for walks makes me do it too. Recently my granddaughter drew ‘butterflies’ on my legs. I would share the photograph with you if I could figure out how.


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