Saturday, April 23, 2011

Dr. Seuss Day

WEGO writing prompt day twenty three:

It's Dr. Seuss day! Write a post using as many rhymes as you can.

On a bright spring morning -
a beautiful day -
Julia the sjoggie
went outside to play.

She rushed out the door
and didn't stop to think
that she should do a few things
that took just a wink.

She didn't wear her sunscreen.
She didn't wear her hat.
She didn't put in eye drops.
The next day she was lying flat.

Oh, poor me! she cried.
Whenever will I learn?
I'm so stinkin' tired!
And I've got a sunburn!

The moral, my sjoggies,
of the story is this:
Wear your hat and some sunscreen,
so your spring will be bliss.

Image found here

4 comments:

sissyjane said...

The sunscreen is going to be so hard for me. I hate it. It makes me hotter, and I overheat so easily. Do you have a suggestion for a sunscreen that my skin can "breathe" through??? I'm new to this whole thing, and still learning.

Jenny Pettit said...

OMG this is incredible! Julia, you should submit this to carnivals and competitions! Send it to the SSA!!

sue said...

I started back with the sunscreen today too. Absolutely hate the stuff. It is greasy and it turns the necks of my t shirts yellow. I have learned not to put sunscreen on my forehead, when I sweat it runs down into my eyes and stings like the dickens. Good thing my bike and kayak are tandems because I had to complete the outing with my eyes shut. In spite of the issues the sun brings, I'm really glad to see some green after a long winter.

Amy said...

Made me smile :)

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