Double Dutch

By: Gregory Pardlo

"The girls turning double dutch."

What do children do in their free time, play video games, watch TV? Those are all new technologies that they definitely did not have in the 1960s. So lets think back to old times of dolls, little toy cars, and double dutch? I present to you "Double Dutch," 37 lines of wonderful poetry by Gregory Pardlo. The poem is about school age girls jumping rope and amazing the author by there fast, sudden movements creating visual art with only a rope.
Double Dutch- By: Gregory Pardlo