By Kaitlyn Ingersoll, 6th Grade
Wick Juniors Writing Club
Kent, Ohio

Design by Zuzana Kubišová


I am thinking
of living
like a pond,
with tadpoles
and water boatmen
diving in
and out of me.
Laced with lily pads,
I’d be at peace,
with no one else
to bother me.
Deep in the woods,
I would be a home,
a caregiver.