Pagosa Springs Artists

Playground Misery

Boys who crowd the line for a slide,

Dodgeball with no place to hide,

Show-off eating caterpillars,

Bully pulling puppy ears

 

Girls with jump ropes they won't share,

Classmate laying my secrets bare,

Cliques that coyly keep apart,

Turncoat friend who breaks your heart

 

first published in AllPoetry.com

©2014 Bonnie Manion

   

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