im grading student paragraphs before work and ran across this sentence from a second grader…it is about giraffes:

“I wish I had a long neck so I could see the word.”

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3 thoughts on “

  1. i was going to say waiting for the barbarians by JM coetzee.

    anyway.

    i wish i lived in a turtle shell so i could plant the world on my back 🙂

  2. That is by far one of the best one line poems I have ever read. Way better than any line I have ever written. Profound in it’s innocence.

    btw:they’re at the gate

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