I asked the three cousins
whose names begin with M
Micah, Makyah and Marley,
(Boy: age 8- Girl: age 6 – Girl: age 8 1/2)
“Who could live in this wee, tiny home?”
Right away, quick as a wink:
Micah thinks the person is, “an elf
who likes to play with Legos.”
Next, a thoughtful answer:
Makyah says, “It’s a girl bear who
isn’t very old, maybe six years old?”
(This happens to be her own age.)
We kept on walking in silence,
to the brand new playground at
back of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Marley is the oldest, going to be nine
years old in November, said as she
was swinging high as she could,
“I need time to think!”
She’s quite the dramatic queen
who will occasionally set the scene.
We sat down at the picnic table
while I passed cookies out.
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