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I Am Bored With Math

I am bored with math.
Two plus two always equals four.
Why can't it equal an ice cream cone
Or a trip to the candy store?

Four plus four always equals eight-
Never a video game,
Or a Disneyland vacation.
No, the answer's e'er the same!

One times one always equals one.
Where's the fun in that?
I'd love to see the answer be
A brand new baseball bat!

by Cherie Durbin

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 5/23/2011 10:19:00 PM
I think this little ditty was stunningly clever! Congrats on your win, Cherie.
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Date: 5/16/2011 11:05:00 AM
Congratulations Cherie on your win in Linda-Marie's contest. Love,Carol
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Date: 5/13/2011 6:09:00 PM
Cherie- I love children's poetry-I like the simple concept and creativity expressed here. Congrats for a children's poem actually placing in a contest on this site. Gwendolen
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Date: 5/13/2011 11:40:00 AM
Interesting topic..Congratulations..Sara
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Date: 5/13/2011 9:14:00 AM
A witty and creative win, xxx
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Date: 5/13/2011 2:25:00 AM
Many Congrats Cherie on big win in Linda's contest with this beautiful depiction of emotions in verse. Luv & best wishes - Hitendra Mehta
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Date: 5/12/2011 4:09:00 PM
Great to see your success Cherie with this worthy poem's winner circle presentation. Agape, Moses
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Date: 5/12/2011 9:28:00 AM
So happy to see this poem in the winners' circle, Cherie! Loved it the first time I read it. Congratulations. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 5/12/2011 6:58:00 AM
Congratulations on the win in the contest of Linda, Cherie
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Date: 5/12/2011 5:18:00 AM
Nice witty write.Congrats Cherie on your win.Love, gautami
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Date: 5/11/2011 7:47:00 PM
Congrats on a well deserved win, Cherie. Very humorous. Nice going. Excellent piece. xxxRalph
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Date: 5/11/2011 6:49:00 PM
Congrats Cherie on your success in my contest.. with this super cute write ..makes so much sense luv.. thankxx for constant support..
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Date: 4/22/2011 9:47:00 AM
What a cute poem, Cherie! Ditto to your sentiments on math. It bored the heck out of me in school, but I scored higher in math than verbal on my SATs. ??? Try doing the math on that. LOL Love and blessings for a happy Easter, Carolyn
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Date: 4/19/2011 3:27:00 PM
Cute..Enjoyed reading this one today..Good luck in the contest..I see she is going to have a difficult time choosing winners..Sara
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Date: 4/19/2011 3:15:00 PM
hahaha, this is SO CLEVER. PUt some pizazz into that boring crap called math. Love this. A fave!
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Date: 4/19/2011 11:11:00 AM
love this poem. it took me back to my school days. I hated math. i told everyone, why do we have to have math. we are never going to use it. ha ha. little did i know, that i would be using math everyday of my life. this was a great one you wrote. thank you reading Christimas Time is Here and for your comment. i wrote that one a long time ago, 2006 i think it is only one i ever wrote about Christimas.
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Date: 4/19/2011 5:59:00 AM
thankxx Cherie for supporting my current contest .. appreciate ....good luck.. reading fully at judging time... know I will be amazed at your words ...wishing u a very Happy Easter..
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