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Under my 8 year old Brothers Bed

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Under my 8 year old Brothers Bed

Under my 8 year old brothers bed
lies my dog chewed Barbie, no sign of her head
a faded Snoopy cartoon, deflated yellow Birthday balloon
and one stuffed zoo animal baboon
Romote toy car from Uncle Tom
Cassette of Raffi, sing-a-long songs
half a fruit roll-up, and a beat up
tonka truck

A wooden dream catcher, made in Summer camp
his moon and star shaped night lamp
one lonely brown button from his Winter coat
A crumpled crayon castle drawing, complete with
an alligator filled moat
A real rabbits foot, for luck, from Grandpa Mack
half a fourth of July sparkler, old fashioned box of jacks
glass jelly jars of grass, sticks, leaves, assorted bugs
science fair worm farm living in moms old Garden jug

Under my 8 year old brothers bed
it has to be said, if you find yourself lost 
beneath it
you are as good
as dead!

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  1. Date: 5/6/2010 12:33:00 PM
    superb. put simply. :) Lance

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 6:16:00 AM
    funny poem, Love it!! I have a 10 year old son, I am scared to look under his bed!!LOL

  1. Date: 1/19/2010 9:29:00 PM
    Its a wonderworld down there, very nice description!