April is Poetry Month

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

How Far Is It to the Land We Left? 

BY NAOMI SHIHAB NYE


On the first day of his life
the baby opens his eyes
and gets tired doing even that.
He cries when they place a cap on his head.
Too much, too much!

Later the whole world will touch him
and he won't even flinch.