Things That Go Ker-Plop This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

   I was

lifting my

fork to eat,

When I saw some-

thing drop,

And I heard it hit the table,

with a loud ker-plop.

I scoop it back up quickly,

So no one else would see,

And stuffing it in my mouth,

It became a piece of me.

It squiggled and it squirmed,

As it was sliding down,

And I seemed to gather stares,

From everyone around.

Was that a piece of food,

Or something much, much more,

That had fallen from the ceiling,

And was headed towards the floor.

I felt motion in my stomach,

And started to turn green.

I did not want to know,

What everyone had seen.

So be careful of what you eat,

And everything you drop,

And be sure to look at anything,

That makes a loud ker-plop.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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redAKbabygirl22 said...
Jan. 17, 2012 at 3:07 pm
haha funny, but awesome. xD
AmandaPanda123 said...
Dec. 17, 2010 at 7:22 pm
Haha! That is great! I love reading funny poetry.
i.e. said...
Nov. 25, 2010 at 8:21 pm
LOL that is so funny!!!!! I loved it!!!!!!!
Haylei101 said...
Oct. 12, 2010 at 4:30 pm
This is so cutee. I love itttt! :D
hollyhottell said...
Mar. 6, 2010 at 5:11 pm
this is so cute. this was really good. good job. you should check out my work..
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