jasmine shipp

Rookie (4/26/94 / Chicago, IL)

I Can't Go to School


I can’t go to school because I am sick
If I walk out my house I’ll get hit by a brick

I can’t go to school because I’m afraid
On my way there I might get run over by a huge parade

I can’t go to school because I have a funereal to attend
School uniforms just aren’t the new trend

I can’t go to school because I woke up late
I broke my thumb while learning how to skate

I can’t go to school because I feel a little blue
My brother stuck my hands together with supper glue

I can’t go to school because school is boring
I wonder what excuses I’ll have tomorrow morning

Submitted: Friday, March 27, 2009

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  • Gold Star - 16,785 Points Akhtar Jawad (12/6/2014 8:59:00 AM)

    An interesting poem, my Grand Daughter makes such lame excuses and doesn't want to go to the school. A beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Koby Moore (6/15/2010 10:41:00 AM)

    I liked this poem it was pretty funny

    Hey can you or anyone else who reads this comment some read my poems I'm new and would enjoy how you think about them
    Thnx if you read them,
    Koby (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Silverlight Chen (6/1/2009 5:52:00 PM)

    great poem! like the others mentioned, check your spelling. luckily, the poem is still understandable. still awesome (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Richard Dates (5/2/2009 1:59:00 AM)

    This would be a wonderful poem if you worked on your spelling. You also need to work a little on your meter. I could be really great if you fixed that. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Wojja Fink (3/27/2009 5:28:00 PM)

    I'm sure you'll think of some you do it very well
    but tomorrow is Saturday they won't ring the bell. (Report) Reply

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