Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

I started reading this book 10 minutes after I bought it from Boswell Bookstore in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and didn't stop until I was done. A beautifully written novel in verse! My favorite lines:

You have a poet's heart, Lonnie.
That's what Ms. Marcus said to me.
I have a poet's heart. 
That's good. A good thing to have.
And I'm the one who has it. 

Yes, Jacqueline Woodson. Yes. 

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