Monday, April 13, 2015
DMC: "The Perfect Wife and Mother" by LeeAnn Blankenship
THE PERFECT WIFE AND MOTHER
In the 50's we learned the ideal was June Cleaver,
But she was a fake, an over-achiever;
I'll bet she has changed, put her past on the shelf,
Now saying at mealtime, "Just fix it yourself!"
© 2015 LeeAnn Blankenship. All rights reserved.
Kwame Alexander has challenged us to write a clerihew this month. What's a clerihew, you ask? Click HERE for details.
Send your funny four-liner to TodaysLittleDitty (at) gmail (dot) com, or use the contact form in the sidebar to the right. All contributions will be included in a wrap-up celebration on Friday, April 24th. One lucky participant will win an autographed copy of THE CROSSOVER, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.