Entries from September 2023 ↓

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“Don’t get too near that mule!” Gramps said, “He might look like he’s kind of dumb, But if you get too close to him, He’ll kick you to Kingdomcome!” That old mule didn’t look so mean, In fact, I thought he looked real nice… So I just strolled right up to him, Ignoring my grandpa’s […]

Consider the Snail Kite

Consider the snail kite A bird of great speed. Which is really a trait That he doesn’t need. Up there on air currents Without effort he sails. But when he attacks All he catches are snails. With claws that can rip And a beak that can bite. The snails that he eats Hardly put up […]

The Early Bird

“Be an early bird,” Mother said, “The worm is Early Bird’s reward.” I have some thoughts, along that line, I’d like to mention in regard. The sunrise, I can live without, I never really cared for worms And Mom in case you didn’t know Those wiggly slimy things have germs!

Funny Face

I like to make a funny face To see how funny I can be. I like to do it most of all When Dad takes photographs of me. He sets us kids all in a row And says that we should all say cheese. That’s when I make the kind of face That Grandma says, […]

Forced Rhyme

Teacher made me write a poem She said I had to make it rhyme. She gives me hard stuff all the time I wrote, “I think I’ll never see A grade as pretty as a B.” She wrote, “You’re right, you got a D!”