Summer of Verses – Poem 16 – Kindergarten Starts Today

Kindergarten starts today. I am ready. New people and places. Don’t need my teddy. Enjoy learning new things. Remember my lunch please. Grab your backpack and supplies. And some band aids for my skinned knees. Reading and writing will be fun. Then at recess, we can run and jump. Earn … Continue reading

Summer of Verses – Poem 15 – Early Mornings

Early Mornings Torment me so Why my kids do this to me I do not know The begging the screaming – how could this be? Oh wait that’s not the kids…its me. “Cherish these times, they grow so fast” Really, than why do I feel that this just lasts and … Continue reading

Summer of Verses – Poem 14 – Up, Up, and You get the Picture…

Up, up, and away from The newly formed layers of concrete Into the cushy pillows of little sleep. Up, up, and away from The familiar phases of dark and light Into the soft glows of the pulsing spark. Up, up, and away from The toys of coming technology Into the … Continue reading

Summer of Verses – Poem 11 – Going Home

We don’t want to leave, We just need to go home… We hope you understand the brevity of our stay, It is always too short… We hope that you will visit us, And, stay longer next time… We don’t want to leave, We just need to go home… We hope … Continue reading

Summer of Verses – Poem 10 – I forget…Is it Naptime?

I woke up early…too early… Did I sleep OK? I forget… Is it naptime? I wanted snacks and more cereal…more cereal… Did we eat breakfast? I forget… Is it naptime? I didn’t eat my lunch…yucky lunch… Did we have food? I forget… Is it naptime? I want to go swimming…too … Continue reading