Poetry

What Does a River Rock Gather?

Riffles and ripples
Water-smoothed edges,
A ride on the river
A view of green sedges.
An eddy, a burble
An oxbow to slow it,
A sparkle, a shine
A song for a poet.
Buffy Silverman
Published in Cricket, 3/2019

Poetry begs to be read aloud. Here I am reading my poem “Think of an Atom” from the Poetry Friday Anthology for Science.

Watch two first graders read one of my poems from the Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations: