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The Wizard’s Wand

The wizard waved his wand so high

Created rabbits in the sky.

Flowers appearing from tissues.

Doves out of bowler hats.

Now a sudden thunder clap.

The crowds applaud.

The wand placed down.

A child picks up,

my son.

He’s won the cup and crown,

a wizard’s cloak and wand.

He turns me into a frog

then back to mum again.

About Geraldine Ward

Geraldine Ward has been writing and performing various forms of poetry and prose from an early age, and is a regular contributor at the London Farrago Poetry Slam nights. She has published a number of books including the "Now" collection, and has featured in other publications including Katie Metcalfe's "Beautiful Scruffiness" series of magazines.

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8 thoughts on “The Wizard’s Wand

  1. Reblogged this on hocuspocus13.

    Posted by hocuspocus13 | January 7, 2014, 1:53 pm
  2. Well thank goodness your son turned you back into Mom! I guess he figured frogs can’t cook. Ha ha.

    Posted by Shauna L Bowling | January 9, 2014, 2:30 pm
  3. You’re fortunate, Carol. I’m sure there are a few children alive today that would LEAVE their parents as frogs! 😉

    Posted by Kerwyn Hodge | January 9, 2014, 3:48 pm

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