The time: 11 AM.
Mom gets a phone call. The kind of call that gives you some shivers even before you answer it.
“She just passed on” 864 more words
These two poems by Naomi Shihab Nye rank high on my list of favorite poems. They are both so simple and strikingly beautiful. I always like to read poems out loud (something about actually hearing the rhythms and the rhymes make them all the more powerful, don’t you think?). 451 more words