I'm five, but why?
by Divinity 11 11
Friday, January 02, 2004
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life's little blessings...yeah right
My mom once said,"My son, we shouldn't lie.."
I made a strange face before asking her why.
She opened the oven and said, "Don't touch the pie!"
I wanted to and did, but first I asked her why.
I wanted to jump off a wall just to see if I'd fly,
But she yelled "No, Get Down!", and I asked her why.
I looked up and saw all of the birds up in the sky,
And I turned to my mom, And again I asked her why.
She said, "God gave them wings so they can fly."
I thought about it, and then I asked her why.
She said, "I don't know" as she let out a long sigh.
I thought about it again, and again asked her why.
I watched my mom pull all her hair out, give a shriek and a cry,
Fall and curl into a ball, sucking her thumb and I asked her why.
How strange...she gave no reply.
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|Reviewed by A PAX
|lol mom went fetal
wish I could too!!! enjoyed this one!!! enjoyed all of them!!!
|Reviewed by Tami Ryan
|I love this!|
|Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
|An Icarus in the making|
|Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader)
|Great rhyme and flow.....another fantastic poem...ty, Dani|
|Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson
|This was quite funny...but all so real in the same. Excellent write.
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|Haven't you learned that y is a crooked letter;-)jk...Excellent write Jessica, the why's last a lifetime...|
|Reviewed by Robert Blackwell (Reader)
|Asking "Why" never stops, no matter how old parents and their children get. Great poem, Jessica.|
|Reviewed by Michael Morash (Reader)
|Very cool...brilliant even. Constant flow, and perfect rhyme...bravo!