Words! Words! Words!

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I love words
Love playing with them
twisting them
this way and that
Love the way
certain words
sound when they
pop with p’s
or crackle with k’s
Preposterous, pumpkin,
cantankerous,  cranky
I pucker up with the p’s
and spit the c’s,
peppering my conversations
with friendly shrapnel
z’s invigorate
zipping and zinging
adding pizzazz
And the b’s of bellicose
bawdy
byzantine
blast through my lips
and burst in the air
Words, Words, Words
I could play all day

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4 thoughts on “Words! Words! Words!

  1. Ms. Kelly says:

    What a great poem. Have you shared with your students?

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Erin says:

    This is so you and so good!!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. danrothermel says:

    You are a master with words. Yes, share it with your students.

    Liked by 1 person

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