Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Little Helper

I love to help around the house,
Mom mostly likes it too.
Except when she doesn't -
Like the time I dyed the wash blue.

I sorted the clothes into piles -
By size, not by color.
Everything came out blueish-gray -
The shade of denim, only duller.

Now when I offer to help Mom
She gives her head a shake.
"I've got the laundry covered,
Go help your Daddy rake."

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