Friendship Fortnight 2020: Since Maya got a telescope…

ff20xThis is the second of Maitreyi Kaptijn’s selections.

 

 

 

Since Maya got a telescope,
I’ve learned the names of stars.
Now adam does gymnastics, so
I’m swinging from the bars.
Jill bakes a pie. I bake a pie.
This contest never ends.

Who knew there was so much to do
To keep up with my friends?

By Judith Viorst

From: Judith Viorst, What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About?: Poems for When a Person Needs a Poem, Atheneum, 2016.

 


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