Sarah Rodenburg

(Waymart, PA)

Off to School


Over the fields, and through the woods
We traveled off to school
Snow belly deep
Frost bitten faces, and cold, cold feet
We traveled a mile, walked everyday
Couldn't have it, any other way
Teacher met us at the door
Sat by the pot bellied stove, half a day
Because clothes were wet, and had to dry
Recess here, outside for a bit
Throwing snowballs sure to be hit
Soon it's home, classes dismissed
Bundle up, everyone
For it's a long, long way before you're home

Submitted: Thursday, January 02, 2003

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