to . . .
Polly Parker’s Dream Alone
went to bed.
She settled down her sleepy head.
A rest so soft.
She dreamed above in cloud billows.
Dreamed of candy.
dreams the whole night through.
Dreamed until the morning came . . .
life was NOT the same.
from . . .
Adventures of Lenny Turtle
Old Mother Nature
grabbed a chair.
She sat and sipped in cool blue air.
She smiled and winked her soft blue eyes.
The air was filled with butterflies.
She wore white flowers in her hair.
The smell of roses filled the air.
She rocked her chair.
She swung her long brown curly hair.
red bird sang into her ear.
She turned her head
around to hear.
A sweet bird song as smooth as silk.
It made her laugh.
sipped her Milk.
She sipped two sips and then she said . . .
"Thank heavens I can rest my head . . .
heavens it's a bright blue day.
handle rain or snow today.
For rain's too wet.
And snow's too cold.
I need a rest.
much too old.
I'm tired of those big old clouds . . .
And that Rain Man is much too loud.
His lightening bolts
make too much noise!
He's much too mean for
girls and boys.
I'm sick of frozen snow frostbite.
I need some rest out here tonight.
I need a rest out in
the stars . . .
Thank heavens for Old Haley's
from . . .
Boys Out on the Sea
Two turtle boys out on the sea.
One sound asleep.
One sipping tea.
A noon-time nap for Turtle One . . .
Two sipped in the sun.
Two friends at sea.
Sea floating fun.
Two happy boys in floating shells . . .
The sea so calm.
The day was swell.
. . . from
Old Witch Blinda on Smeltzburg Hill
Her hands wore stones on witch’s rings.
She waved the air
like two bat wings.
Her fingers long.
So green and stiff.
The folks in town remember this.
Blue ribbons flowed from her black hat.
in town remember that.
Her purple dress.
She stood so tall.
It’s what some folks here most recall.
Her shark tooth
earrings were a sight.
Her gold front tooth shone yellow bright.
Green fingernails to match her eyes.
She waved and grinned in bright blue skies.
She wore old black heeled long
From head to toe a witch’s suit.