The Skateboard

by Willard R. Espy
My Daddy has bought me a skateboard;
he tried it out first at the store.
And that is the reason why Mommy
says Daddy can’t walk any more.

Text © Willard R. Espy, reprinted from Miles of Smiles, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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