Monday, April 9, 2012

THIS TOOTH (Monday Poem)

by Lee Bennett Hopkins



I jiggled it
jaggled it
jerked it.

I pushed
and pulled
and poked it.

But--

As soon as I stopped
and left it alone,
This tooth came out
on its very own!



from The Bill Martin Jr Big Book of Poetry edited by Bill Martin Jr with Michael Sampson, 2008, Simon & Schuster

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