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Olivia Bochicchio

Olivia Bochicchio (our Little Lady of Lexicon) was born in Oklahoma in 1998 and currently lives in Illinois. Some of her favorite activities are photography, tending to animals and watching the sun set over Lake Decatur. She also has quite a talent for predicting and explaining the weather and will soon be off to college (major undecided). Mini~Musings is her first collection of poetry.


Middle Island Press chapbooks by Olivia Bochicchio:

Mini~Musings (2010)
by Olivia Bochicchio
(This title is available via Amazon.com.)

This chapbook contains seven gems that were written by the young poetess at a mere ten years of age. Her work is a charming return to the innocence of childhood, and that innocence mingles with a noteworthy dose of precociousness.

(A browse upon page 10…)

“The Garden”

Corn rising high,
Cabbage growing low,
Peas on the vine
And beets underground,

Tomatoes, basil,
Rosemary and catnip,
Cauliflower and more–
Just look around.

Leeks, broccoli,
Strawberries, too.
Look in the garden–
You may see a few.

It may seem
Like it’s just a garden,
But to us,
It’s much, much more.

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