Mia GinsbergApril 15, 2020NaturePoetry

Too many noises.
Voices and thoughts crowd my head.
I push them away,
They get louder.

I try everything.
Nothing works.


And watch the inchworm crawl along the bark,
Stubbornly moving ever forward.
Listen to the bird
Singing a quiet melody,
For no one.
I look up and see
Yellow, orange, red
Leaves, never perfect.
Falling, gently.

And the crowded thoughts grow dim,
Tamed by the calm I see.
And I sit there,
And take a breath in the quiet woods.

Mia Ginsberg is in the eighth grade at Harrison Middle School in Yarmouth, Maine. This is her very first published work, and she is very excited about it! She enjoys doing Taekwondo, reading, and annoying her brother. She also loves to write stories and poems of any kind!