Marileta Robinson

Meadow Mouse

Written By: Marileta Robinson - Nov• 01•13
When my sons were little, we loved to read Dr. Seuss's ABC out loud. That man knew how to celebrate sounds! Each poem played with a different letter of the alphabet. One of my favorite lines is "four fluffy feathers on a Fiffer-Feffer-Feff!" (Guess which letter that was for.) This poem was inspired by Dr. Seuss. I wanted to play with the sound of "m," using lots of words that REPEAT the sound to create a mood--sort of hummy and dreamy. Pick a letter and decide what kind of mood you'd like to create with it. meadow mouse

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4 Comments

  1. Karyn says:

    I read that book all the time with my daughter! Love this ode to Many Mumbling Mice!

  2. Kyoshin says:

    ok this is my favorite … i have a feeling i’m going to be saying this alot

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