Chicken Little Got A Gun

Chicken Little Got A Gun Another day, another beating Into himself, he was retreating His parents did not call a meeting It couldn’t happen to our son Every day he came home bloodied His clothes all torn his face all muddied The family name was being sullied It couldn’t happen to our son Remember Chicken Little The Sky is Falling Down This surely couldn’t happen … Continue reading Chicken Little Got A Gun

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The Piper at Dunblane

The Piper at Dunblane A chanter cracked from overuse Cheeks salt stained from shed tears Shed for those who lost their lives Lost well before their years The piper played for seventeen Who never saw their best Amazing Grace hung in the air While our hearts beat in our chests The massacre at Dunblane School took seventeen that day One teacher and lo, sixteen more … Continue reading The Piper at Dunblane

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The 87th annual twin counties spelling bee

http://hellopoetry.com/poem/329711/the-87th-annual-twin-countiesspelling-bee/ The 87th Annual Twin Counties……spelling bee There it was on the calendar, Saturday May 11,2013. Big red circle around the date and written in black pen in the middle…SPELLING BEE. Plain as day, you couldn’t miss it. One of the biggest days of the school year for geeks and nerds alike. Today was the day. In two hours, The 87th Annual Cross Cultural Twin … Continue reading The 87th annual twin counties spelling bee

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summer days

Summer Days I remember summers when we’d play baseball till the sun went down and it got dark…and We’d go out riding bicycles With baseball cards tucked in the spokes riding down the gravel roads stopping quick to make the biggest mark… that was just so long ago summer time was such a time with memories and sounds and smells of transistor radios playing loud … Continue reading summer days

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Cipher

Cipher Always in the background He doesn’t think it’s fair No one really knows him They don’t know that he’s there But soon they will all know him The world will know his name He will share with them his message They will remember that he came At work he’s just a number They ignore him at school Wearing plastic Buddy Holly glasses But, not … Continue reading Cipher

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The Actor

The Actor Teaching high school kids the craft Directing them in their school show Teenagers singing just off key With a band that’s one beat slow Holding rehearsals when the gym is free Have you really sunk this low Are you truly at your bottom Or are you “Waiting for Godot”? “YOU’RE ON IN FIFTEEN MINUTES…MR. WILSON” Doing plays in local theater groups With untrained  amateurs … Continue reading The Actor

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