‘The Quarrel’ by Maxine Kumin

‘The Quarrel’

by Maxine KuminDSCF4821-001

“Said a lightning bug to a firefly,

“Look at the lightning bugs fly by!”

“Silly dunce!” said the fly. “What bug ever flew?

Those are fireflies. And so are you…”

You can read the complete poem here

Throughout April we want to know your favourite children’s poem ahead of the Surrey Libraries’ Children’s Book Award on the 6th May.


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One Response to ‘The Quarrel’ by Maxine Kumin

  1. Anonymous says:

    what is the meaning of the poem


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