a creative encouragement project by Sarah J. Kass

Monday, February 25, 2013

To Alexander

If we were in the circus,
You would be the creature trainer,
Whispering kindnesses to lions
So they’d act a little tamer.

And I would master tightrope
And take ten-foot-high daily walks,
In your presence, with assistance,
From a flock of well-trained hawks.