Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Learning to Roller Skate

I wobble,
I teeter,
I hug the wall
I'm a cheater.

Four wheels
on each foot,
I roll a ways
and then kaput!

Arms windmilling,
I grasp air and flail. 
But I won't give up -
I refuse to fail.

Slow and slothful -
I step-roll, step-roll.
Instead of skating
I'd rather bowl.

4 comments:

  1. I read someone else a few days ago writing of their utter failure at roller-skating. This might have helped them! They were frustrated!

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    1. My youngest went roller skating for the first time this week...there were moments when she wanted to be bowling, but overall she said she'd like to go again. = )

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    1. Thank YOU, Dorothy for commenting on my poem. =)

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