Popping Popcorn

Popcorn’s an exciting treat and popping it is quite a feat. Kernels in the popper go, where heating them is rather slow. But then – KABOOM! KABANG! KAPOW! I watch the kernels and think ”Wow!” Their transformation is a sight from hard and gold to soft and white. I then eat popcorn really fast causeContinue reading “Popping Popcorn”

Bruce – the Mouthy Mouse

Bruce was quite a mouthy mouse who tried to tease the cat. The other mice all said that Bruce was just a little brat. The cat, of course, agreed with them, but he didn’t really care. While Bruce called him some nasty names, the cat would only stare. He stared at Bruce and even smiled,Continue reading “Bruce – the Mouthy Mouse”

A Poet’s Life

I’m trying hard to write a poem but now my brain is numb. You see, I’m having trouble rhyming “neighbour’s cat” with “glum”. “Cat” and “glum” just will not rhyme which really makes me tense, cause if I choose some other words, my poem will make no sense. Today we have to share our poemsContinue reading “A Poet’s Life”

Charlie the Mumbler

Charlie always mumbled, which drove his mother crazy. “Speak clearly,” she would yell. “The way you talk is lazy!” “Mumble,” he’d retort, but who knows what he said, and his mom would sigh and simply shake her head. At school, he would mumble when answering Miss Moore, who’d smile and nod and think, her hearingContinue reading “Charlie the Mumbler”