My daughter creates
paper planes,
just like I used to.

Mine would soar
across the garden,
hers tear when wet.

I suggest we make them
under umbrellas, together.

Stephen Daniels is the editor of Amaryllis Poetry and Secretary of Poetry Swindon. His poetry has been published in various magazines and websites, including Ink Sweat & Tears, And Other Poems, The Interpreter’s House, and The Fat Damsel. You can find out more at His Twitter: @stephendaniels.

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