Poem: Giant

Excerpt from Four: “Dear Dad”

I covered my eyes

And giggled.

 

“One…

Two…

Free…

Four…

Six…

Sev-eigh-nine

TEN!”

 

My hands flew away from my face

Like birds bursting from a cage

Light flooded my vision

My eyes narrowed

To find you

Seconds later

Strong hands surprised me

Lifting me sky high

And I shrieked

Because I finally knew

What it was like

To be a giant

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