A Lesson in Respectability

One day, as we were walking along the street,
Minding our own bus-
iness, and trying
to avoid the
cracks in the
ment.            (Whew!)

Suddenly jumped out from around the corner and said in a superior tone
"What a really stuuupid, babyish thing to do!"
And somehow, we never really felt
Like playing that game again.

(Except when we were absolutely sure
No-one was look-

Poetry copyright © Peter Howard.

Illustration copyright © Andrea McKenzie.

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