Valerie Worth

(1933 - 1994 / Pennsylvania / United States)

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Valerie Worth Bahlke (October 29, 1933 - July 31, 1994) was a poet and author of children's books who wrote under her maiden name, Valerie Worth.
Valerie Worth was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, where her father taught biology at Swarthmore College. In 1947 the family moved to Tampa, Florida for four years, and then spent a year in Bangalore, ... more »

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  • Bitchy (11/19/2018 10:58:00 AM)

    Your poem are the worst but grass is good to but the rest are boring

  • Damia (11/19/2018 10:55:00 AM)

    Your poem are so good but grass is beteer

  • Nazo the best (11/19/2018 10:29:00 AM)

    another a++ because of the peoms.

  • Nazo the best (11/19/2018 10:21:00 AM)

    i love these poems so much. i got an a++ on my test because of the poem.

  • Melvin (11/16/2018 2:56:00 PM)

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  • anonymous (11/14/2018 12:43:00 PM)

    I'm writing a essay on Valerie Worth.

  • janci and mykyla (11/5/2018 1:09:00 PM)

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  • makayla (11/1/2018 11:12:00 AM)

    i love your poems and it is great

  • janci (11/1/2018 11:11:00 AM)

    im happy to read your poems

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Best Poem of Valerie Worth

Dog

Under a maple tree
the dog lies down,
Lolls his limp
Tongue, yawns,
Rests his long chin
Carefully between
Front paws;
Looks up, alert;
Chops, with heavy
Jaws, at a slow fly,
Blinks, rolls
On his side,
Sighs, closes
His eyes: sleeps
All afternoon
In his loose skin.

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