Amazing Kids! Magazine

Good-Bye

By Maya Meehan-Ritter, age 11, New Jersey

 

A bird’s song
Lonely and sad
A hand
Reaching out
Touching another’s
Then letting go
The echo
Of a voice
In the darkness
Salty tears
A river
Then a lake
Then an ocean
A shadow of the new
I hope I never have to say this word to you