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Featured Guest Post: ‘Nearly There’ Disney poem by Sophie Jo

We have a very special treat for you on the blog today! Read a beautiful poem inspired by Disney written by the fabulous Sophie Jo.

nearly there

BOULEVARD DU PARC, DLP

the best of all is right before.

almost, anyway.

i try to be the first, the one to see a sign:

“look, there! look, left!”

and the tallest bits of magic meet our eyes.

mine squint, full of tears.

shots of pink — i remember the smell — and

a rocket that could take me to space, a

tower i’m never quite brave enough to climb.

but maybe this time.


This poem is from Sophie Jo’s collective work: kids grown up. Sophie Jo was kind enough to send us a copy and we loved her work so much we just had to share it!

Be sure to check out Sophie Jo on Twitter & Instagram:

Twitter: @sophiejowrites

Instagram: @sophiejowrites

Image credit:  @katiemyladyy

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