For Owen

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"For Owen"
Author Stephen King
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Poetry
Published in Skeleton Crew
Publication type Anthology
Publisher Signet Books
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Publication date 1985

For Owen is a poem by Stephen King first published in King's 1985 collection Skeleton Crew. The thirty-four line free verse poem consists of eleven unrhymed, unmetered verse paragraphs. The poem concerns King walking his son Owen to school, as the boy describes a fantastical school attended by anthropomorphized fruit.

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