My Tiny Toes Are Not My Nose

Music: Goldberg Variations, Variation 10
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by Lory Werths
.

Search this site

Subscribe to this site on YouTube

Subscribe to get a poem sent to you each day by email


Follow Us

Hear me read
the poem as
an MP3 file.

Watch me read
the poem as
an MP4 file.

Alpha List

Poems
to Children

About This
Site

Poems for
Free

Copyright by
Nicholas Gordon

My tiny toes
Are not my nose.
My chubby thighs
Are not my eyes.

My slender hips
Are not my lips.
My salty tears
Are not my ears.

My soft, soft skin
Is not my chin.
My tummy-tum-tum
Is not my thumb.

My wrinkled palms
Are not my arms.
My tight-clenched fist
Is not my wrist.

And yet I know
I am made so
When they combine
They are all mine!




[about this site] [poems for free] [poem of the day]
[privacy policy] [about me] [links]