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Charles Ghigna - Father Goose®

the author of more than 100 award-winning books from Random House, Disney, Hyperion, Time Inc.,

Scholastic, Simon & Schuser, Capstone, Boyds Mills, Abrams, Orca, Charlesbridge and other publishers.

If Words Wore Shoes

If words wore shoes
What kind would yours use?

Would they lace up,
Slip on, or buckle?

Would they walk tall
In boots and high-heels?

Would they slipper,
Or sneaker, or tap?

Or would they
Barefoot dance on the run

Playing tag
With the earth and sun?


©2009 Charles Ghigna

5 comments:

Kelly Fineman said...

Love the sense of play in this one. Must ponder my word-shoes now . . .

Linda said...

Or would they
Barefoot dance on the run

Playing tag
With the earth and the sun?

I especially love those lines! Now, I'm off to your website to check out those new books.

Mary Lee said...

Whatever shoes my words wore would be comfortable.

laurasalas said...

Like Linda, I especially love those last 4 lines!

FATHER GOOSE said...

Thank you all for your kind comments and your contributions to children and children's literature.