|Think Again (Kids Can Press, 2010), by JonArno Lawson, explores love from the point of view of a teen boy and girl. Forty-three very short rhyming poems reveal longings and questionings and regrets in poetry, and the line drawings (by Julie Morstad) show a vague story arc. The poems are mostly abstract, big-picture musings, but they’re lovely. Here are two of my favorites:
Frame, Mask and Mirror
–JonArno Lawson, all rights reserved
Isn’t too well defended:
Your heart is designed
To be broken and mended. –JonArno Lawson, all rights reserved
Hard-working blogging Diane Mayr has the Poetry Friday Roundup at Random Noodling!