Sticky Pages

Worm wearing glasses on top of a book

Sticky Pages
by Nessa Morris

Ookey Booky was a worm,
a wise bookworm was he.
He sat upon an open book.
The child he did not see.
The child was looking for a book,
a book she had not read,
and when she shut the open book,
the wise bookworm was dead.
Ookey Booky!

Warning: make sure you look before closing a book. Otherwise, you may end up with sticky pages. Eww! I hope everyone enjoyed the poem.

The winning word for Friday’s poem is “crayons” with two-thirds of the vote. I have to admit that I was so relieved the chosen word wasn’t chrysanthemum. Absolutely no one was cruel enough to vote for it.crayons: 60%; cupcake: 40% Thank you!

Below are the suggestions that you can vote on for next Monday’s poem. I actually received two similar suggestions: “dragons” and “dragon.” Since the plural of the word was submitted first, I decided to include that version on the poll, and if there are similar words in the future, I’ll do the same thing.

Advertisements

Author: Nessa

Librarian for people with visual and physical impairments, and mother of two sharp-witted alien children.

5 thoughts on “Sticky Pages”

Share your thoughts! Don't forget to check "Follow Comments" to hear the great tidbits that others are sharing.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s