Children Poetry posted July 5, 2014


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The Library Book Drop

by adewpearl


The library book drop
is where it all ends -
it eats up the places
I made my new friends.

It gulps up a mouthful
of valleys and hills,
mysterious mansions
of cobwebs and thrills.

Are elephants roaming
the African plains
now giving the book drop
severe tummy pains?

I hate to imagine
the terrible fate
awaiting the book drop
if that's what it ate.

It munches on mountains,
and skyscrapers too,
and just now it swallowed
a whole pirate crew.

I bet it's not pleasant
when poked by a sword,
that wooden-legged pirates
have carried aboard.

I wonder if pirates
and elephants meet
when everything's swallowed
and day is complete.

I bet they all worry
'bout what I will plop
to add to the mix of
the library drop.



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Many thanks so Miranda Signore for this photo of Sawyer as he returns his first ever library book to the local library.
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