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Charles Ghigna - Father Goose®

is a poet and author of more than 100 award-winning books

from Random House, Disney-Hyperion, Scholastic, Abrams,

Simon & Schuster, Charlesbridge, Capstone and other publishers.

He is a former poetry editor of the English Journal and nationally

syndicated feature writer for Tribune Media Services.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Life is a snowflake,
A free-falling star,
A fragile reminder
Of all that we are.

Born of a raindrop,
Laced by the breeze,
Spinning through space,
Dancing through trees.

A diamond of light,
A gem in the sun,
A journey of hope,
A new life begun.

©Charles Ghigna


Mary Lee said...

A perfect metaphor! Lovely!

Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks, Mary Lee. Appreciate your comment AND your hosting PF today!

Michelle Heidenrich Barnes said...

"Born of a raindrop/Laced by the breeze..." Fabulous!

Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks, Michelle! May 2014 bring you much love and inspiration.