Belle Wassermeister Poems

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1.
Linda Bella

My name is Linda Bella;
my father calls me Belle.
I used to be his little girl,
but how my size did swell!
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2.
Poor Mary

Poor Mary, my neighbor.
She cries all the time
because her husband,
John, just passed away.
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3.
Love Means Nothing

Fifteen means one, and we've begun.
Thirty means two; how's that strike you?
Forty means three; you still with me?
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4.
Skinny-Dipping

We walked along the dusty trail,
no shoes upon our feet.

Hot summer day.
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5.
Tit For Tat

I have tried to think what I should do,
and have thought many hours, it is true.
I have searched a great deal
from my head to my heel,
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6.
A Bust At The Senior Prom

What's a flat-chested girl supposed to do
when she wants to look good
for the senior prom?
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7.
Mah Ham Cinquain

Mah Ham
is who I am.
I like this name because
it is palindromic, like me.
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8.
The Old Hag In The Mirror

The old hag in the mirror
tells me that all's not fine,
while I insist with all my heart
I'm only twenty-nine.
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9.
Time Is Short

I want to stay forever, but I can't;
to this old world we all must bid goodbye.
It does no good to sit and rave and rant,
nor try to understand the reason why.
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10.
Attack Of The Cream Cake

Mona Lisa was attacked last week,
a matter of extreme disgrace.
She couldn't even turn the other cheek
when a man smeared cream cake on her face.
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