(written at age 9)
I’m thankful for my board game,
I lost the dice and pieces.
I’m thankful for my toes and feet,
Too bad they don’t fit in my cleats.
I’m thankful for my ruler,
It broke in half the other day.
I’m thankful for my puppy.
My brother let him out to play.
I’m thankful for my kitty cat,
It’s way too fat and round.
I’m thankful for my parakeet,
It’s always way too loud.
Copyright © 2003 by Elena Stabile.
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Posted with kind permission of the poet.
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