In honor of Groundhog Day, Selma (she’ll be seven in March) wrote a poem. (There was a 2-hour delay this morning because the folks in Maryland forget how to drive even if there’s too much talk of snow.). It also happens there’s a blogger’s silent poetry reading happening in honor of St Brigid’s day, so Selma and I thought we’d contribute her poem:


Spring is coming, I know it, I know it
Spring is coming, I know it, I know it
I know it, I know it
Spring is coming
The clouds are out
Spring is near
The groundhog will come out
Because his shadow isn’t here

By Selma Jesse Houck, February 2nd, 2007

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4 thoughts on “Poetic Convergence

  • February 2, 2007 at 8:05 pm
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    Neat!

  • February 3, 2007 at 2:52 am
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    awwww how good is that.
    (my eldest daughter is also seven in March)

  • February 3, 2007 at 9:07 am
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    Good job, Selma!

    I have to remember to start Starmore’s gorgeous cabled St. Brigid sweater next year on her birthday!

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