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Playing With Worms

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Playing With Worms

It's raining, it's pouring
The old man is snoring
Song is driving Mom crazy
I'm gonna to draw her a daisy

Yay, the rain is stopping
I don't want to go shopping
I want to go out and play
I promise to put my crayons away

I'll wear my boots, I won't get wet
Wait, I'm not done colouring yet
The puddles are sure sparkling bright
Daddy, why are clouds grey and white?

Where did all these worms come from?
No, worms are not dirty and not dumb!
Mom! My brother is being really mean
I'll wash them in the puddles, they'll be clean

I love rain, cause the worms come out
Don't ya think I'll make a good girl scout?
Ooh, look at that one, he's so big and fat
Can I keep him as my pet, I don't want a cat

I can name him squirmy, he'll be my friend
Is his face at the front or at the back end?
But he'll miss his friends and be so sad
Plus my sister will get really, really mad

She don't like worms and won't let you in our room
And Mom might sweep you up with her broom
So I'll come and play with you after the rain
That way nobody will ever, ever complain.


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  1. Date: 10/30/2013 11:42:00 PM

    Love the title. I can't believe that I hadn't read this before. And I love the remembrance of how curious kids are. Thank you for sharing.

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 9:24:00 PM

    Hey, I understand they make great fishin' partners........ Just Kiddin'....Great write... Love ya..... Jake

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 4:14:00 PM

    so did this contest ever get judged?? I sure hope it makes the list!! I remember seeing it before and it's so cute.

  1. Date: 9/12/2013 11:43:00 PM

    Great fun to read :)

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 7:52:00 AM

    Mark my words, this will be near or at the top of the list. Fantastic job!

    Macfarlane Avatar Cecilia Macfarlane Date: 9/5/2013 9:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Rick xo
  1. Date: 9/4/2013 9:21:00 PM

    Hi Cecelia, Nice write as I enjoyed reading about the tom boy in you..lol Thanks for sharing and good luck.. Ken

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 5:41:00 PM

    ha your crazy and i love the poem . Love ~SKAT~

    Macfarlane Avatar Cecilia Macfarlane Date: 9/5/2013 9:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Skat, I laughed out loud reading your comment, yay I finally fit in somewhere, lol. Love,Cecilia
  1. Date: 9/4/2013 3:36:00 PM

    Nice one. I like how your words painted the picture

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 4:41:00 AM

    Uniquely creative work..Enjoyed reading this one today..Reads like a winner to me..Thanks for the visits to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 12:49:00 AM

    Worms, worms, worms, great topic. Best of luck with the competition.

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 1:43:00 PM

    Oh lovedddddd this. ....winner for sure....did you know the nobody likes me everybody hates me..I'm gonna eat some worms song??? :-)

    Macfarlane Avatar Cecilia Macfarlane Date: 9/2/2013 2:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm happy you enjoyed! I do not know that song, another friend asked me that too, hmm maybe I didn't want to hear it if it involved eating my friends the worms, ha. ha
  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:01:00 AM

    what a cute idea. I am still at a loss with how to do this one. Glad you came up with such a great poem!

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 10:14:00 PM

    haha is his face at the front or the back end? So cute, Cecilia, spoken like a true six year old :)

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 4:50:00 PM

    This was masterfully created for the contest Cecilia. I love the idea you decided to write about. Winning wishes. Hugs and love, Gail