Walter Dean Myers

(1937 - 2014 / Martinsburg, West Virginia)

Love That Boy

Poem by Walter Dean Myers

Love that boy,
like a rabbit loves to run
I said I love that boy
like a rabbit loves to run
Love to call him in the morning
love to call him
'Hey there, son!'

He walk like his Grandpa,
Grins like his Uncle Ben.
I said he walk like his Grandpa,
And grins like his Uncle Ben.
Grins when he's happy,
When he sad, he grins again.

His mama like to hold him,
Like to feed him cherry pie.
I said his mama like to hold him.
Like to feed him that cherry pie.
She can have him now,
I'll get him by and by

He got long roads to walk down
Before the setting sun.
I said he got a long, long road to walk down
Before the setting sun.
He'll be a long stride walker,
And a good man before he done.


Comments about Love That Boy by Walter Dean Myers

  • Idiots (5/24/2020 10:07:00 AM)

    You should respect Walter.(Report)Reply

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  • despa cito (5/21/2020 7:56:00 PM)

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  • Who Are You Bc I Am ItsAlexaAndS-Skylar Oof (4/27/2020 1:17:00 PM)

    Aye, Yall Are Crazy Yea You Guys! -.... You BETTER Run For Your Life~ > :) Tee-Hee(Report)Reply

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  • Sarah Sally (4/27/2020 9:31:00 AM)

    Hmmmm, it kinda werid but I guess so it works? LOL XD (UvU)(Report)Reply

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  • faith.kennedy (4/17/2020 4:14:00 PM)

    whats the purpose stupid(Report)Reply

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  • Quarantine sucks (4/6/2020 2:42:00 PM)

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  • ur mom likes me (4/4/2020 12:22:00 PM)

    still chill still chill still chill still chill still chill still chill still chill still chill still chill...(Report)Reply

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  • your motha likes me (4/4/2020 12:19:00 PM)

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  • Hello (1/21/2020 11:56:00 AM)

    ok boomer I looooooooooved this peom(Report)Reply

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    your motha likes me(4/4/2020 12:18:00 PM)

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  • HEYGUYS (12/10/2019 12:55:00 PM)

    UNO REVERSE CARD RIGHT BACK AT YOU NOOB(Report)Reply

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  • Joe mama sucks (12/9/2019 3:18:00 PM)

    Joe mama is to.funny and she smells.(Report)Reply

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  • Joe mama (12/9/2019 2:54:00 PM)

    I am yo mama joe please like.love this guys poem. You go to your room honey now george(Report)Reply

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  • jeff1 (12/9/2019 8:13:00 AM)

    what does ths mean like toats(Report)Reply

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  • Chaiti Ainapure (11/3/2019 1:34:00 PM)

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  • I visco (10/30/2019 11:15:00 AM)

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    Gipsyrey(11/18/2019 10:14:00 AM)

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  • Bryant (10/24/2019 9:28:00 AM)

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  • Someone (10/23/2019 10:51:00 AM)

    What does this Poem even mean? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014