by Miriam, 11 
Windsor, Ontario
826 Michigan


Let your mind wander and find things.
Lend your thoughts to me.
Use them,
Tell yourself of things you don’t bother to think about.
You are different like everyone is. Use that.
A single idea lends endless choices
Secret objects can be found in seconds
Poems hide.
Hide your doubts.



Written in Response to “Valentine for Ernest Mann” by Naomi Shihab Nye