Wednesday, August 18, 2010

In Need of a Song

I thought I had my poem all picked out this morning.

Then, well, you know. The day did not go as planned.

Not that it was a nightmare day. It wasn't a bad day, as days go. Just didn't go as I had planned.

I was feeling in need of a pick-me-up, yes-I-can-ignore-my-trashed-house type of poem. Honestly, I didn't even realize my need for such a poem until I opened the poetry book my older children are using for school this year.

It dropped open to this poem. It caught my eye. It made me smile. It made me realize I needed a fun-make-me-smile-and-realize-this-day-was-fine-if-not-as-planned type of poem.


Song of the Pop-Bottlers
by Morris Bishop

Pop bottles pop-bottles
in pop shops;
The pop-bottles Pop bottles
Poor Pop drops.

When Pop drops pop-bottles,
Pop-bottles plop!
Pop-bottle-tops topple!
Pop mops slop!

Stop! Pop'll drop bottle!
Stop, Pop, stop!
When Pop bottles pop-bottles,
Pop-bottles pop!

1 comment:

Kris Livovich said...

This is fun to read out loud too! My kids liked it, so we read it a few times.