Kite Kid

book cover plastics,

coco floor broom sticks,

and threads from woolen balls mama used to knit

were all I needed to make

and fly a kite against the wind


© Heath Muchena, 2015

15 Comments on “Kite Kid”

  1. Brings back memories to another kite kid.


  2. I of July says:

    oh you too Mme Peach? lovely 🙂

    thanks sirhauge and weggieknight 🙂


  3. ramaink says:

    That just brings back memories!! 😀


  4. milliethom says:

    I think all kids love kites – all shapes and sizes. All of my children certainly did. Thank you for sharing your happy memories.


  5. I love the imagery.


  6. vivachange77 says:

    Simplicity of childhood joy.. I love this.


  7. Daleen says:

    Such a simple poem but yet it says so much! I remember my home made kite that my dad made me and then all other memories of dad flood back. Thank you for bringing those to the fore once again.


  8. I of July says:

    thanks and you’re welcome 🙂


  9. Palas Kumar Ray says:

    ♥ly imagery


  10. Humble resources to go against the wind.


  11. OldenGray says:

    It reminds me of being a kid and fighting the wind to sail so high. Well written sir!


  12. I of July says:

    Sir Gray, I appreciate you navigating the archives to find these… means much, thank you 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  13. OldenGray says:

    You have a treasure chest full of such wonderful works of art! I look forward to many readings! :o)

    Liked by 1 person

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