Are We There Yet?

By David L. Harrison b. 1937
My foot’s
asleep,

my seat
is sore.

You said
“another hour”
before.

You say
“an hour”
every
time.

Your
hours
are much

longer
than
mine.

David L Harrison, "Are We There Yet?" from Vacation; We’re Going to the Ocean. Copyright © 2009 by David L Harrison.  Reprinted by permission of Highlights for Children/Boyds Mills Press.

Source: Vacation; We’re Going to the Ocean (Boyds Mills Press, 2009)

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Poet David L. Harrison b. 1937

POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

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Missouri native David L. Harrison earned a BA from Drury University, an MS from Emory University, and an honorary doctorate in letters from Missouri State University and Drury University. The author of 75 books for children, Harrison lives in Springfield, Missouri, and is the poet laureate of Drury University.


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