Scrambled

By Bruce Lansky b. 1941 Bruce Lansky
I climbed up the door and
I opened the stairs.
I said my pajamas
and buttoned my prayers.

I turned off the covers
and pulled up the light.
I’m all scrambled up since
she kissed me last night.

“Scrambled” © 1991 adapted by Bruce Lansky. Reprinted from Kids Pick the Funniest Poems (© 1991 by Meadowbrook Creations) with permission from Meadowbrook Press.

Source: Kids Pick the Funniest Poems (Meadowbrook Press, 1991)

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Poet Bruce Lansky b. 1941

POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

Subjects Relationships, Arts & Sciences, Humor & Satire

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Bruce Lansky is an internationally known poet and anthologist. He has a passion for getting children excited about reading and writing poetry. Lansky's poetry books—including Mary Had a Little Jam; Peter, Peter, Pizza-Eater; If Kids Ruled the School; and Rolling in the Aisles—are currently among America's best-selling children's poetry books. He is also the editor of the middle-grade fiction series Girls to the Rescue and . . .

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SUBJECT Relationships, Arts & Sciences, Humor & Satire

POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

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