Three Poems for Kids

by Gary R. Hess

Jack trips everyone.
When a child walks by,
he hopes they fall.

He doesn’t like kids.
He doesn’t like adults.
He doesn’t like anybody.

He sticks his leg out and hopes they fall
on their face or on their knees.
It doesn’t matter which, he’s still pleased.

Jack is happy when others are down.
He laughs and shouts
and hopes they pout.

Jack is often sad.
He doesn’t have many friends,
nor parties to attend.
He laughs and cries
while others ball out their eyes.
Jack is a bully and needs our help.(Continue reading…)