The SCBWI-MI listserv is currently having a terrific discussion initiated by the brilliant Debbie Diesen. This is National Poetry Month, and April 17 is national Poem In Your Pocket Day. On Debbie's suggestion, many listerv members are sharing the poems they will carry with them. Today, Buffy Silverman posted The Lanyard by Billy Collins. Click here to read it.
My mother no longer remembers the things she did for me. Each day, when I visit her in that small over-heated room, she asks, "How can I ever repay you?"