Writing Assignment Description:
This poem is part of an anthology third-grade poems published in 2005.
Anthology books were sold for $2.00 with all proceeds donated the Heifer Project.
The illustration is also by the author.
How This Writing Can Be Useful:
- Surprising, unusual metaphor
- Beautiful images – tension between the sunshine and the sadness
- Lyric repetition in the closing: “I am lonely in the wind/so lonely in the wind/and no one will sit on me”