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poetry by j matthew waters

drawing upon experience


the illustrator is a solitary sort
unaffected by the price
of electricity or groceries
quietly going about the business
of pleasing one child at a time

as a student of life itself
nothing was out of bounds
pain & grief & sorrow
joy & humor & celebration
aiming to make the children
think for themselves
creatively showing them
the power of possibilities





august two thousand twenty-two
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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