Crayon Poem

With these crayons
I could draw…

A crazy
purple dinosaur.

An orange mouse
with yellow cheese.

A big black dog
with big brown fleas.

A tall blue house
with a small green door
and four white windows.

Something more?

Silver raindrops.
Golden sun.

Then a . . . R A I N B O W

sounds like fun!

Copyright: from Hey, Little Bug! Poems for Little Creatures (Frances Lincoln, 2011), © James Carter 2011, used by permission of the author and the publisher

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James’s poems are full of daydreams and music. They’re often highly playful but beneath their fun have a little extra message to think ...

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