Moon, Have You Met My Mother?
Write about a radishToo many people write about the moon.
The night is blackThe stars are small and highThe clock unwinds its ever-ticking tune Hills gleam dimlyDistant nighthawks cry.A radish rises in the waiting sky.
This long-awaited, comprehensive collection by acclaimed poet Karla Kuskin contains her most celebrated poems as well as new works never before published. Whether she's writing about napping cats, reaches of beaches, or radishes as beautiful as the moon, Moon, Have You Met My Mother? amuses while it inspires.
HarperCollins, 9780060271732, 336pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2003