Today’s poem comes from?Revenge of the Lunch Ladies: The Hilarious Book of School Poetry?(Meadowbrook, 2007), by funny-poem guy Kenn?Nesbitt. As a mom who has taken the kids back-to-school shopping for many years, I could totally sympathize with the mom in this poem! Although my daughters’ lists didn’t include big-screen TVs or motor scooters, sometimes just the $100 calculators were enough to put me over the edge:>)
Water bottle, too.
Presents for my friends.
one for every shape.
need to buy.
I never knew a
make my mother cry.
–by Kenn Nesbitt, all rights reserved
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