I can’t. I quit. I won’t. That’s it. I’m done. I’m through. No more.

No chance. I’m gone. Forget it. So long. Goodbye. I’m out the door.

Drop it. Leave it. Not maybe. No, never! Not ever. No way. No how.

You can’t get me, just three foot three to milk that angry cow.

Copyright Arden Davidson, 2019

 

POEM FOR KIDS WRITTEN BY ARDEN DAVIDSON

Illustration by Kseinya Shagieva

LET’S CHAT ABOUT THE POEM ~ IDEAS FOR TALKING WITH KIDS

Independent Thinking, Assertiveness

1. The kid in this poem is telling someone that they don’t want to milk the cow. Do you think they are right to say no to something they feel uncomfortable with? Why or why not?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO READ MORE POEMS FROM THE SAME AUTHOR?

Whats Weird About a Mirror by Arden Davidson Storyberries Publishing

What’s Weird About A Mirror: 101 Curious Poems

written by Arden Davidson and published by Storyberries.

It’s a long-awaited, hilarious collection of children’s poems by poet Arden Davidson, and includes topics ranging from a snoring grandma to a six-footed camel to reflections on the weirdness of mirrors.