Entries from January 2018 ↓

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What Happened to Tom?

Tom found an island Out at sea, Or maybe there Were two or three. The scaly beach Was yellow green. No trees or shells, An empty scene. Tom’s water gone, He’d dig for more. That’s when he heard An awful roar! Tom’s friends all wonder Where he’s been, No one has heard From him since […]

Consider the Tortoise

He takes long walks Alone in the park But he never fails To get home before dark. ‘Cause he takes his home Wherever he goes He drags it along With the claws on his toes. He’s famous with children For winning one race Which taught the advantage Of a good steady pace. Though safe in […]


I like to walk barefoot in mud, I enjoy that squishy feeling! And then I track it in Mom’s house On the walls and floor and ceiling. Mom always knows that it was me But she won’t tell me how she knows. I wonder if it just might be, Her other kids don’t have twelve […]

Consider the Snake

Let’s give a thought, if you have time, To treatment of the lowly snake. Who without benefit of legs Must travel over land and lake. He lost his legs, the Good Book says, Because he tempted Adam’s wife And brought the first recorded fight Into that happy couple’s life. She’ll crush his head, the curse […]

Knock On The Door

Someone’s knocking At our back door That’s not happened Back there before. No one’s at home But Nan and me; I wonder what The knock could be? Maybe a ghost, Or grizzly bear That’s knocking on Our door back there! I think that I Had best go see; I’m in charge, It’s up to me! […]