closing the picture book
as if by magic
sleep

 

 


5 Responses

  1. Bethany Says:

    Love this poem.

  2. Mary Jo Balistreri Says:

    Loved those moments. You capture it so well.

  3. Marita Says:

    Great poem,
    Physical structure enhances the concept :)

  4. Alan Summers Says:

    closing the picture book
    as if by magic
    sleep

    —JACK KEYS

    And it continues to be the same for me in adult life as well. A wonderful poem!

    warm regards,
    Alan

  5. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    After Alan Summer's Paddington Bear poem this immediately made me think of the adventures of Mr Benn, a children's story book character created by Robert McKee. it was made into a TV series and In each episode the character visits a magical costume store where, "as if by magic, the shopkeeper appears" and Mr Benn goes off on an adventure related to the costume he has selected. Thank you for the memory! :)

    marion

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