Wednesday, March 26, 2008

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IT'S NOT FAIR!
.
I can see it
just up there
I can’t reach it,
that’s not fair!

If I grab this leg
and shake
it may fall down!
but it might break

Even stood
on tippy-toes
how I’ll get it
heaven knows

Suppose I climb
up on this chair?
I don’t like heights
don’t think I dare

If I clamber
on the shelf
I might fall
and hurt myself

It’s not fair
I’ll let it be
it’s not easy
being three
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7 comments:

  1. Bravo Keith, you captured my daughter's emotions right on spot...perfecto!

    And not fair, when you do come out with poetry they're masterpieces...not fair at all. Fancy playing a poem a day for the month of April coming up? I dare you :) I know you will do superb, if you get that genius challenged..;)

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  2. read that last piece as

    "if you get that creative genius of yours challenged..;)" BTW, thank you for leaving such wonderful comments on my posts..it was a pleasure to open my blog and see so many from you.

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  3. I love it, but my two toddlers have no fear of heights whatsoever. I'm forever picking both of them from places higher than my head.

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  4. This is so sweet an even though it may not be fair I think it would be fair to make me three again. Nice post Keith.

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  5. I want to be three again!

    Loved this!

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  6. Very cute, Keith! But tell us, what inspired this little poem?

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  7. MI - I was just sitting on the floor sucking my thumb when it came to me!

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