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Chicken Pox (Preschool)
by CJ Heck

Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Chicken Pox

Today I had a fever
and I didn't feel so good.
Daddy took me to the doctor
to get me better if he could.

The doctor looked at me and said,
"It's only Chicken Pox."
How come there's such a fancy name
for plain ol' itchin' dots?


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Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 10/26/2006
Adorable, CJ...I think this one should be handed out to all students, to take home, at the beginning of the school year!

My daughters had them twice, CJ; was the pinkest [calomine] Elementary School year, we ever spent.. the neighborhood pharmacist lady actually let me run a tab! It's horrible to go through as the parent, too. It hurts to see them so miserable. Now they have gone through it themselves,as mothers...and the beat goes on!

Great job!
Love, Rhonda
Reviewed by jude forese 10/25/2006
better now than later ...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 10/25/2006
Cute write CJ
that photo
poor kid she has It real Bad
All my grand kids had is
but only a few scattered dots.

Love & peace
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/25/2006
Wish I had that poem when I had the ugly dots. I had them twice. once as a child then I caugt them from my son when he was 5!wasn't I lucky. covered me like you wouldn't believe had them inside and out. very rare...Good one CJ...ET
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 10/25/2006
Worst illness, and they leave ugly scars if scratched. Sweets work wonders and as Lena said: gloves provided it's not too hot. Victor
Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 10/25/2006
Ah, poor kid. Chicken pox...itchy, itchy, itchy. Thing to remember is try to resist scratching...will leave ugly marks. Where cotton gloves...But most of all remember, this too will pass!

God Bless
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 10/25/2006
Oh but it can get humiliating when they are on the eyelids, the mouth and private parts.
Rub a dub dub...
chicken's in the tub,
bath of oatmeal to conceal,
the itch and scratch
of scabs that peel.
Bless this pen becaus it isn't a story tale bu t alltoo true for wee too.
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 10/25/2006
But OH, how they DO itch! Still have a scar on my forehead from this darn stuff - and that was about 70 years ago! De... :o)

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/25/2006
Boy, howdy, I remember these! Not fun......shared 'em with Karen. :) We're twins, we share everything. :O LOL Well done, CJ!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 10/25/2006
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/25/2006
I remember having chickenpox when I was little, and it was not fun! Cute write! Very well done, CJ! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Rusty Daily 10/25/2006
I know the answer...I know the answer. It's so the doctor can charge seventy five dollars a visit. Who's going to pay that much for itchin' dots? Sweet as always CJ. Grasshopper bows to the Master.
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 10/25/2006
this is is the sweet picture...poor thing!

Reviewed by Bennett 10/25/2006
This took me back to my pox days.
Reviewed by Tactfully Naive 10/25/2006
Yes, and I also wondered why I had 'chicken pox' when I was never near any chickens.
Reviewed by J M 10/25/2006
Oh that picture a time every child may face in life. this is so gentle CJ!!!!!
Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader) 10/25/2006
hehehehe..I too recall, or oH Lord have I forgot..?? I'm getten old!!hehe....This is precious..CJ you seem to understand the innocents of childhood so well!! Thank you for this precious piece!

Reviewed by Michelle Mills 10/25/2006
AW!!!!!!!!! Poor little thing! Such a misery!!! Cute write!

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