Trains and Puppets

When I was
a child, I loved
trains, puppets,
and adventures
in kingdoms
with benevolent ways.

I loved kindness
and caring.
I loved slippers
and sweaters.
I loved learning
to be better.

But, where are those things?

Not here. There?
We’ve misplaced them…
Ask the neighbors,

“Where has Mister Rogers gone?”

© CGT, 2018.

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood first aired on February 19th, 1968. 50 years ago…

3 thoughts on “Trains and Puppets

  1. Oh, Mister Rogers… Remembering him today makes my heart even heavier. Today our neighborhood schools decided to officially start locking doors: all of them. What has become of childhood?

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