A young Robert Frost. But maybe not a young Da Vinci. (via Facebook)
Happy belated National Poetry Month!
Photographer Jason Gardner was visiting a Lower East Side school in Manhattan last month to take portraits of kids and their families who might not otherwise be able to afford them. While there, he saw the incredible poem above, which was written by a participant in an after school program. Gardner snapped a photo and shared it to Facebook.
It's a great reminder that when you write from the heart, spelling doesn't matter. In fact, bad spelling might even improve your writing.
Here's the poem:
We did the soft wind.
We danst slowly. We swrld aroned.
We danst soft.
We lisin to the mozik.
We danst to the mozik.
We made personal space.
If that doesn't touch you somewhere deep inside your heart, you obviously haven't spent enough time dansing to the mozik.
(by Shira Rachel Danan)