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  Jacqueline's Kangaroo
by William Bonilla
Monday, April 25, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.

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I have a lovely granddaughter
Named Jacqueline
She truly loves her name
A beautiful little girl
All the same.

On a lovely morning
In mid June
I heard her waking up
Ah! She stretched
Ummmmmmm, She Moaned
While stretching her little arms
From east to west.
Stretching her tiny little chest
Rubbing her eyes open
With tiny closed fist
She jumped of the bed, onto the floor
Slowly walked across to open the door
Why?

I did not hear anyone knock
Knock! Knock! knock!
Nor did I hear the doorbell ring
Ding Dong, Ding Dong
To let a Kangaroo in
Kangaroo?
Why I have never!
I have heard of a Bunny Rabbit
I have heard of Tom the turkey
Or is that, a turkey name Tom?
Can he trim hedges, or cut grass?
Can he collect flowers at least?

Can he cook or stir fry?
Can he make a roux?
to mix with soup, like I do?
I don't know, Do you ?
Nobody knows, you know why?
He is just a Kagaroo
That lives in Jacqueline's dreams
You silly pooh.


By: William Bonilla
04/24/05

To my lovely Granddaughter Jacqueline
4 years old,



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Reviewed by Dawn Richerson
Oh, WHAT a grandfather YOU must be, William!! I LOVED this. Dawn
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Hahaha, how delightful! Well done, William.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway
This would work even better as a children's picture book because with these words and illustrations added to it, it would bring a child's imagination alive and have them giggling. It would really come across strong as a book- you should think about sending it to some publishers for kids- if you search the market for a publisher that publishes a similiar style to yours, I bet you can get this published- and the best part if that you don't even need an agent to sell kids books. This was alot of fun, and I bet your granddaughter LOVED it!!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
Hee, hee, what the kids come up with?
Delightful write William....
Reviewed by jude forese
a poem any child would love ...
Reviewed by Sue Hess
what a wonderful poem for your granddaughter
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
What an enchanting write Bill....for a enchanting little girl..Beautiful my friend..

Peace and love, Carole
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Bet she is a beauty too, the apple of her granpops eye as well...a fun write, Bill...Ed
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Hehehehehe...what a delightful read!!

Thanks for sharing this gem!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron
What a lovely story/poem for your sweet Jacqueline!
Wonderful work William!

Eileen
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Oh this was so sweet, what a lovely poem for your grandchild, beautiful and so cute!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
Okay and this is what being a child is all about. You really did well in writing this poem about your grandaughter.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
She loved this nutty poem i am quite sure. I did, too.
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