Treasure Island

Tracey Collins

(11/14/1967 / St.Thomas, On.)

Hands Hands Hands'''''''''''''''''


Slimy hands
Dry hands
Wet gross dirty hands
Clean tiny soggy hands
Those are just a few

Hot hands
Smelly hands
Frozen big hard hands
Sweaty bendy moving hands
Fat hands too.

Small hands
Gloved hands
Little cute tired hands
Last of all, best of all,
I like my hands!

Just another poem writen by my 17 year old when he was in grade 2

Submitted: Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Edited: Thursday, October 05, 2006

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  • Lori Boulard (9/14/2006 8:47:00 AM)

    I'm telling you, Tracey, this and the 'Feet' poem belong in a children's collection somewhere. My son and daughter will love them (when I share them tonight) . Sometimes we adult poets try too darn hard to speak to children, when all they need is a giggle and words that play like they do. Like this! (Report) Reply

  • Mary Nagy (6/9/2006 11:17:00 AM)

    What a great poem! I would love to see this as a children's book! I can't believe he wrote this in 2nd grade........wow! I was ready to praise this when I thought an adult wrote it but then to see a child so young wrote it....wow! Sincerely, mary (Report) Reply

  • Michael Gale (6/8/2006 1:44:00 PM)

    A given ten goes to your young'in when he was but in the second grade.
    A Nice write for one so young at the time.

    God bless-Michael Jeffrey Gale. (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/7/2006 7:30:00 PM)

    the kid really gets a kick out o'th' body, now doesen't he!
    QUITE THE VIVID IMMAGINATION....HOT PROSPECT!
    ''''''''''''''''''''''''FRANK (Report) Reply

  • Duncan Wyllie (6/7/2006 5:29:00 PM)

    Hands that do dishes can be rare round the place but when they lift a plate ahh! what a smile on your face
    Love Duncan x (Report) Reply

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