What a surprise and treat it was to receive an original poem from J. Patrick Lewis today! His book, Doodle Dandies: Poems That Take Shape has always been a favorite to use when I teach poetry. Thanks, Pat!
I saw a bookworm in a book.
The bookworm said to me,
“Long have I lived these many years
On page 6, paragraph 3.”
I said, “Why don't you move along?
There’s so much more ahead.”
“The author mistook it's for its—
That’s where I stopped,” she said.