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Tommy

Weird Tommy sits 
In back of me
And will not ever
Let me be.

He yanks my braids,
Peeks at my grades,
With cross-eyed stares­
Pulls out my chair.

And writes bad notes,
Then takes my coat-
Claims he is king.
Steals the best swing,

Then hides my lunch,
Gives me a punch,
Sticks out his tongue,
Calls me “cow dung.”

Right in the halls-
He throws spitballs
Into my hair-
Says he “Don’t care.”

Pokes me with twigs,
Can snort like pigs.
Pinches my arm,
Says I “need charm!”

He’s such a fink!
What do you think?
Wait, could it be
Tommy likes me?


By Susan Burd © 2011

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  1. Date: 10/18/2012 11:17:00 AM
    Now me, I remember being the one to pester and chase a particular boy... Such memories you bring back!

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 7:28:00 AM
    Every class had a Tommy! Wasn't me, I was SOOOOOOO well behaved in class! LOL But you nailed it, he had the "hots" for you! HUgs, Jack xox

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 1:49:00 PM
    Adorable poem! Boys are a little odd. Great job :)

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 10:58:00 AM
    Ahh!..So cute..Enjoyed reading this one today..Weird way that some boys have of showing their liking isn't it..Thanks for stopping by..Sara