Other Things #19 – Poemlet #13

“Irresponsible” Norman had to mow the lawn until he cut the cord. “You must be more responsible!” was what his father roared. Then Norman had to pull some weeds; ten minutes felt like hours. “You must be more responsible,” said Mom, “You’ve pulled the flowers!” Norman’s irresponsible, but this fact makes him smirk. His irresponsibilityContinue reading “Other Things #19 – Poemlet #13”

Other Things #18 – Poemlet #12

“The Easy Choice” I’d really like to be a clown and dress in silly clothes. I’d like to wear those great big shoes and wear a big, red nose. Yes, circus life sure looks like fun and for it I do hanker, or maybe I’ll be like my dad and end up as a banker.Continue reading “Other Things #18 – Poemlet #12”

Alphabetical Seating

In Mrs. Rose’s classroom, each year it’s just the same. According to the alphabet each student sits by name. Matt Bower is the lucky guy who sits by Becky Cross. Stan Stewart whispers through the day to pretty Maggie Ross. Sarah Grayson gets to sit with her friend, Sally Glass, and Mrs. Rose just neverContinue reading “Alphabetical Seating”

Other Things #17 – Poemlet #11

“Self-satisfaction” I like my toes, I really do! I also like my fingers too. In fact, there’s not a part of me that needs to change, from what I see. Because of this, I cannot say, “improvement” is my goal today. Do something — yes, I really should, because I’m sure — it will beContinue reading “Other Things #17 – Poemlet #11”