Isabella Nazari and
Georgia Ludwig VanDerwater

Isabella Nazari
“Glimpse”
Response

Glimpse
By Georgia Ludwig VanDerwater
Inspiration piece

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I caught a glimpse of a gnome in the pansies

Just a glimpse but I saw it quite clear.

He appeared to be weeding the garden

and had a pencil behind his small ear.
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His cheeks were quite red.

His belly was round.

He talked on his cell phone

and sat on the ground.
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“I swear I saw it. A human, I think.

It was in the garden. I gave it a wink.

Then I ran off for fright of the cat

(Believe me, I’ve had some problems with that.)”

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My mother will tell me, “What nonsense, pure folly.

That’s like saying you’ve been on Pluto, by golly.”

I ponder this, a tulip in my hand

Are humans so rare in the gnomes’ hidden land?

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One Comment

  1. elizabethstelling
    Posted September 9, 2013 at 7:23 am | #

    Adorable! Love the children’s story aspect of this piece.

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