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Fatty Grasshopper

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Fatty Grasshopper

Fatty grasshopper
Your legs tickle me throat when
You hop on my neck
Crawly grasshopper
Your feets are scratchy on my arm when
You crawl off my neck
OUCH!
BITEY GRASSHOPPER!
Your teeth nibble on my hand
And chewy like the goat
Silly grasshopper
I ate you
Your legs tickle me throat


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  1. Date: 3/26/2013 5:36:00 AM
    Nah...No you did not?Gee..you didn t ate a grasshopper..Funny poem but geeee..i can t even stand it on me : )

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 10:30:00 PM
    I got a good laugh out of this one. You're very good with humorous writing. I really like all of the detail. Nice work! Jack

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 10:43:00 PM
    You don't need to apologize for a fun poem. There are kids here are Soup as well and I am one BIG KID too. I bet you really did eat that grasshopper because you have told me the awful things you hunt and eat. hahaha. I would rather dip a grasshopper in chocolate and eat it, than to eat a raccoon or rabbit. haha

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 6:15:00 PM
    As for me I appreciate the humor, sounds Um Um good.

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 5:48:00 PM
    Caleb this was awesome...I was just waiting on the line about spitting out the brown tobacco juice in your eye!....

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 5:46:00 PM
    Hi Caleb, it takes some skill to pull this kind of light-poetry off. It definitely works for me. Enjoyed!

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 4:15:00 PM
    you made me smile!

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 2:24:00 PM
    So cute! I can see why your kids got a kick out of this one. I'm sure the last two lines had them in stitches! I love your warning at the end too. Now I'm SO curious about what's in store for your next few poems.

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 1:53:00 PM
    Cute!...makes me think of an Irish farmer for some reason...and a great poem to invite imagination in kids =) and thanks for the last comment, by the way, and check out your review: thoughts1nmotion.wordpress.com...finally got some time to work on my own stuff! <3-Lauryn