by Shel Silverstein
“I’m going blind in my right eye.
My tonsils are as big as rocks,
I’ve counted sixteen chicken pox
And there’s one more—that’s seventeen,
And don’t you think my face looks green?
My leg is cut—my eyes are blue—
It might be instamatic flu.
I cough and sneeze and gasp and choke…”
You can read the poem in full here.
Join us for ‘Read, watch, play’ today between 9am – 11am and 2pm – 4pm.
The theme is #firstread.
This month the theme is #firstread. Have you read the very first book your favourite author wrote or do you remember the first children’s book you ever read? Do you remember watching the first episode in a long-running series or playing the first album by your favourite band?