The Poet's Corner: Big Kid Ride

The day will come

when you’ll be

tall enough

to ride

the

big

kid

ride.

So stand in line, be patient, get your ticket.

Take your turn.

And keep your eyes open.

The whole time.

--Kathy Curto

Kathy Curto teaches writing at The Writing Institute/Sarah Lawrence College and Montclair State University. Her work has been published in the anthology, Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now, and in publications including Barrelhouse, Drift, Talking Writing, Junk, and The Inquisitive Eater, and The Asbury Park Press.

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