Valentine's day in Elementary school is the pits. I remember it well! So I post this poem every few years or so. Why? It makes me laugh at that awkward time. As you read it, you'll recognize that I put myself in the shoes of an elementary aged boy. I see hm in 3rd grade or so!) Do you have memories of Valentine's day in Elementary school?
By Donna Earnhardt
On this icky, yucky day
No one asks if it’s okay
To fill our class with nasty pink
It makes me sick and I would think
that anyone who likes this day
might need to see a doctor --
What’s this doing On my desk?
A card and candy? How grotesque!
But wait, The candy isn’t pink!
Maybe, maybe…It won’t stink
So I’ll just have a bite or two
And read the card....it can’t be true!
But yes, it is, 'cause now I see
That Heidi has her eyes on me.
I can’t believe What I have done!
I took the bait -- I should have run
I missed the sign I crossed
The line…Now Heidi is