Posts Tagged ‘Naomi Shihab Nye’

A Favorite Poem from a Poet One Reviewer Says “Breathes Poetry Like the Rest of Us Breathe Air. When She Exhales, the World Becomes Different. Better.”

Carlos Salum of Charlotte, NC., shares one of his favorite poems, called “Famous” by Naomi Shihab Nye:
The river is famous to the fish.
The loud voice is famous to silence,
which knew it would inherit the earth before anybody said so.
The cat sleeping on the fence is famous to the birds
watching him from the birdhouse.
The tear is [...]