Adeline Foster

Gold Star - 9,222 Points (Instructor of poetry, Hagerstown, MD)

I Worry Too - Poem by Adeline Foster

I Worry Too

If Mother were sick,
And I were her nurse,
I’d tip-toe so softly:
She wouldn’t get worse.

If Father were busy
And I hurt my hand,
I’d still yell out loudly:
I know he’d understand.

If the window were open
And a bee should fly in,
You know the “if”
If I tried to swat him.

If I should be rude
And Mother would hear,
I know she would swat me:
I think you know where.

These are some “ifs”
That color my world,
But they haven’t happened:
I’m a fortunate girl.

Topic(s) of this poem: poem, childhood

Comments about I Worry Too by Adeline Foster

  • Marcus Mckinley (10/24/2011 1:17:00 PM)

    brings back the idea of 'kid logic' when we all thought of the what if's and the consequences that might follow.

    great write.

    4th verse by = be
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  • Hans Vr (10/20/2011 9:34:00 AM)

    The poem is playful and tremendously sweet.
    Very nicely written, a pleasure to read.
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  • Vipins Puthooran (10/7/2011 1:17:00 AM)

    Interesting write.. Great poem, ... I like it very much (Report) Reply

  • Saint Cynosure (10/5/2011 2:56:00 PM)

    you know... Adeline, I like it... (Report) Reply

  • (9/28/2011 3:29:00 AM)

    This was an interesting and thoughtful write....left me pondering over the words...great skill and a good feel to it...liked it. Thanks for sharing!
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, November 5, 2015

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