My daughters create
just like I used to.
Mine would soar
across the garden,
theirs tear when wet.
I suggest we make them
under umbrellas, together.
Previously published in Eunoia Review.
Stephen Daniels is the editor of the Amaryllis Poetry and Strange Poetry websites. He is also a father of two daughters aged 6 and 9. His poetry has been published in numerous magazines and websites, including The Interpreter’s House, Ink Sweat & Tears, And Other Poems, Obsessed With Pipework, The Lake. His forthcoming pamphlet Tell mistakes I love them will be published in 2017 by V. Press. You can find out more at www.stephenkirkdaniels.com
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