Tool (an acrostic poem)

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The hammer felt so good in his calloused hand

Only that didn’t seem enough for this task

Opening up the metal box he reached in and pulled out a larger hammer

Looking at his source of frustration he grinned and went to work “fixing it”

Hater (an acrostic poem)

Howling in frustration at not being able to participate

Abby kicked her sister as hard as she could

That made Matty scream, “Why did you do that?”

Even if I wanted to, Abby said, I can’t kick the whole team

Reactions like that made Matty wonder the border between being a lover and a …

 

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Thinking (an acrostic poem)

There are always two sides to every story

He put down the book and shook his head

It didn’t really make sense that it was black and white

Nuance told him two sides were really a myriad of grays

Knowing that and applying it were two different things though

It made his life a practice of frustration, but still he tried

Nothing could be gained by giving up, so he embraced the gray

Good thing he was already color blind