Entries from December 2020 ↓

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Design Problems

We built a boat, My friend and me So we could sail Across the sea. We made the sides From old scrap wood That we tied up With rope, real good. The bottom made From chicken wire, Our anchor was An old spare tire. Well you can guess How far we got… The anchor floated, […]

Piggy Bank

Daddy said some bad guys Had robbed the bank today. He said that they took lots of money And then they ran away. “It’s hard to keep the robbers out,” Is what my daddy said. Why don’t they all just do like me And hide their bank under their bed?

Day Dreamer

“Now what are you dreaming about?” The teacher asked Billy McCaw “About having a great big house And a million bucks like my pa.” “Your dad hasn’t got a big house, And a million bucks? I doubt it.” “Oh, pa ain’t got a million bucks, But he’s always dreamed about it.”

House Boat

Today while doing Daddy’s chores I made myself a mental note: When I get big and build my house I’m going to build it on a boat. I’ll build a big computer room, And I’ll play games from dark till dawn. Out on a boat there’ll be no grass, So I won’t have to mow […]

Green Cheese

I once read a poem All about a dumb cow Who jumped over the moon Though I don’t know just how. My mom said she’s been told Cows can jump very high. My dad who’s an expert Said he thinks it’s a lie. If she’s stuck on the moon, There’s no grass and no trees; […]