Usually, I take Frankie out for dinner and playing in the park on Thursdays. This week it's going to be Wednesday for the Wendy's/Big Park combo. In an attempt to keep her seated during dinner, I'm using poetry from Kenn Nesbitt's site Poetry4Kids. It's packed with fun poems that remind me a bit of Edward Lear. Here's the appetizer:
Today I Had a Rotten Day
Today I had a rotten day.
As I was coming in from play
I accidentally stubbed my toes
and tripped and fell and whacked my nose.
I chipped a tooth. I cut my lip.
I scraped my knee. I hurt my hip.
I pulled my shoulder, tweaked my ear,
and got a bruise upon on my rear.
I banged my elbow, barked my shin.
A welt is forming on my chin.
My pencil poked me in the thigh.
I got an eyelash in my eye.
I sprained my back. I wrenched my neck.
I'm feeling like a total wreck.
So that's the last time I refuse
when teacher says to tie my shoes.