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First Picture

by blackparadegirl18 0 reviews

one of my poems based off the book Pictures of Hollis Woods

Category: Poetry - Rating: G - Genres: Humor - Published: 2010-01-08 - Updated: 2010-01-09 - 104 words


The First Picture
Of dollop of
Peanut butter
On one edge
With a smear of grape jelly
On the other
Plus a big x
Across the whole thing

The First picture
Was a cut out from a magazine
For homework
“Look for words that begin with W”
Mrs. Evans had said
Who also marked the X
Spoiling my picture,

The First Picture
I think of the my W picture
Inside my backpack
I think of poor washing machine kid
Who cried
The frowning Mrs. Evans
Who told me to sit in the hall
With a timeout T

From the book Pictures of Hollis Woods
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