–Poem by Kelly Palmer NOTE: In honor of National Poetry Month, each day a person’s birthday will be celebrated with a poem about or by him/her. The poems come from all over the place.
for Roxann 1 She puts the French fries up her nose, then returns them to their package. Her hungry students take them and eat them, even though they’ve seen what she did.
for Roxann on her birthday “Open you mouth,” She said to sister Kelly, Sitting in the high chair, Smelling those mashed turnips, Knowing none of that Was getting in.