Poem: "Untitled" | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

Poem: "Untitled" 

Untitled

The elephants,
The candles,
The DRUMS BONG BONG!
Listen to the beat of the drums in your mind, bong bong.
It makes you think of the elephants stomping,
Pounding against the ground: thum THUP! Thum
Mix the sound of the drums
And the elephants feet pounding
Bong Bong
Thum Thump
Bong Bong Thump
And think of the sound of the candle's wick
Krickle Krack Krack
Mix the energy of these sounds
And listen closely
You'll hear Thabonkrick!

—Samson Velazquez (9 years)
Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • Poem: Traveler

    A poem by Richard Shea.
    • Jun 1, 2016
  • Poem: Graeae

    A poem by Shawn Nacona Stroud.
    • May 1, 2016

Hudson Valley Events

submit event

Miniature Theater: Czech-American Marionettes

Fri., Nov. 24, 9-10:30 a.m. — Join us during the holiday weekend for a marionette show to thrill...
Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! @ White Plains Performing Arts Center

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!

Fri., Nov. 24, 11 a.m. — Junie B. Jones, First-Grader, is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and...

View all of today's events

Latest in Poetry

Hudson Valley Tweets