IF ANIMALS SAID I LOVE YOU
Pictures by David Walker
Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers
Available for preorder
If animals said “I love you” like we do,
how would they say it?
Ostrich would boom it with wings spread wide.
Impala would speak with a leapity-leap.
Gorilla would add a loud chest slap-slap.
And across the animal kingdom,
every creature would show love in a unique way
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MY POEMS WILL APPEAR IN THESE UPCOMING COLLECTIONS
Wordsong/Boyds Mill Press, 2018
The United States of Poetry
National Geographic Society (not yet scheduled)