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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  • amina ahmed (4/24/2018 11:13:00 AM)

    what other poems you wrote do you wrote safety pin poem

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    Just because u like it doesn't we do

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  • Kitten (3/14/2018 1:54:00 PM)

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  • delaney (3/7/2018 12:32:00 PM)

    this is a funny conversashon

  • delaney (3/7/2018 12:31:00 PM)

    I wish she made a deth poem befor she died

  • Kitten (3/6/2018 10:54:00 AM)

    Lol try me yo ill get you bad
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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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