Oh wow, how delightful! One of the nicest poetry recitals I've ever heard. "But don't worry, I am not the bread and the knife." Thanks for making my day.
Emily Vanessa, I'm usually not a big fan of this sort of thing, but this little guy seemed extra special to me.
He does seem super special. I think I love him.
He will always be a very happy boy, I hope, and then a happy man.
i stumbled and fell in here...so glad i did.
I've seen this little guy before. Extraordinary. I do love when he gets to the bread and the knife. :-)
it's quite amazing how the parents were able to instill in him the love for poetry at such a young age (and with none of that pageant feel)... memorizing is the first step to understanding and then loving poetry. I need to catch and start doing this with my kids...
The pine-scented air is what kills me. I don't know if any of you were able to see the text of the poem beneath the video. If not, I want to make sure that you do. http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/19797
Beautiful to see such a genuine and expressive love for words at such an early age - thanks for sharing!
that poem and that little boy's relish in the words. perfect!
Oh my, I cannot believe it! Reminds of my mom teaching me a poem about a bird when I was four...I would recite it using actions. I still remember the recital to this day. Children, I think, can live a poem easier than us adults. Thank you for sharing this.
Said again...the things I find when I visit this space. You've brought many smiles to my face this morning...now I'm ready to face the day. Thank you Denise.
I have seen this enchanting recitation before--wonderful. Think of all the poems this young boy will come to embrace.
I'm speechless! And how wonderful that he recites poetry, as opposed to Disney-esque blah.